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Taechin                        Yu

Taechin Yu MD

UBMD Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialties

Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

Overview

Professional Summary:

As a generalist, I provide a full spectrum of care. I take care of patients from late adolescence to post-menopause. I see patients who need contraceptive management, preventive healthcare exams, and menopausal therapy. I also encourage other non-traditional modalities to treat common conditions affecting females such as PMS/PMDD and menopausal conditions like hot flushes and night sweats. I monitor patients throughout their pregnancy. I enjoy taking care of patients with twins and co-morbid conditions that affect their pregnancy like chronic hypertension, pre-gestational and gestational diabetes, and endocrine diseases like hypothyroidism.

My research focus is on quality and health outcomes. I am a paid quality consultant to one of the local HMO’s and serve on the Quality Board of one of the largest health insurance companies in the region. I want to see how developments like the electronic health record affect patient care and quality. I am attending the Harvard University School of Public Health to earn a Master’s of Science in Health Care Management. This will enable me to use my knowledge and experience to help patients and provide better outcomes and quality.

As the residency program director, I am ultimately responsible for the successful promotion and completion of residents so they can enter the work force as competent obstetrician/gynecologists. I am in charge of 36 residents and I supervise them in their continuity clinic, bedside rounds, and on labor and delivery. I also give didactic presentations and hold regular meetings to go over any issues regarding their professional development. I hold out of hospital/work gatherings to get a sense of their concerns and expectations. My hope is that when a residents graduate, they are competent medically and surgically, and more importantly show compassion and empathy to the patients they serve.

Specialties:

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Physician Gender:

Male


Location and Insurance

Appointments:
UBMD Obstetrics-Gynecology: Union Road
2730 Union Road
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
Phone: (716) 668-1188
Fax: (716) 656-0711
Accepting new patients

UBMD Obstetrics-Gynecology: Transit Road
6161 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY 14051
Phone: (716) 636-8284
Fax: (716) 636-5015
Accepting new patients

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • Erie County Medical Center
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
  • Women & Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital
Insurance Accepted:
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nova
  • Todays Options
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • WellCare

Credentials

Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education and Training:
  • Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Methodist Hospital (1998)
  • MD, Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical College (1994)
  • BA, History and Preprofessional Studies, University of Notre Dame (1989)
Awards and Honors:
  • Dean's Award (2013)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2001)
  • Excellence in Academic and Clinical Teaching (1999)
  • Brokenshire-Forsythe Memorial Award (1998)
  • George C. Lewnes, MD Memorial Award First Prize (1998)
  • Prize paper: Presented at the Brooklyn Gynecologic Society – Residents’ Night (1998)
  • Best Resident, PGY-, New York Methodist Hospital (1995)

Research

Research Profile:

This UBMD clinician teaches at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Learn more about this clinician’s research and teaching activities. View credentials, publications, professional involvement and more.