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Our Physicians

Francisca Yao, MD

Francisca Yao, MD

Dr. Francisca Yao received her B.A. in Biology from Cornell University and her M.D. from Drexel University where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  She subsequently completed her residency in Otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY and is board certified by The American Board of Otolaryngology as well as a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. 

Dr. Yao practices general otolaryngology for both pediatric and adult patients with a comprehensive background in all aspects of ear, nose and throat disorders. She focuses on helping patients understand their conditions as well as the medical and surgical treatment options available for their individual situation.  Dr. Yao has particular interests in age associated hearing loss, vertigo, nasal polyps and allergy.

Francisca Yao, MD accepts the following insurance plans:

Brooklyn Heights Office:

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Agewell
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • WTC Health For Heros
  • HealthCare Partners IPA
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • HIP
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199
  • Longevity
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • OSCAR
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Partners Health Plan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UHC Oxf Liberty
  • United Healthcare Northwell Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • US Family Health