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About Yewah Jung, DO, MPH

Yewah Jung, DO, MPH, is a board-certified family medicine physician dedicated to providing full-spectrum primary care to adults and children. Her practice emphasizes preventive care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. She has a particular interest in dermatological and family planning procedures. As an osteopath, she believes in the mission to care for the whole person and finds great happiness to be part of her patients' lives.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2018, she was a staff physician at North County Health Services and lead clinician at its Ramona Health Center. She has presented on issues related to improving care for chronic illnesses such as diabetes; improving access to care; and diminishing health disparities through community health assessment.

Dr. Jung completed residency training in family medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where she also served as chief resident. In 2013, she was awarded Outstanding Resident of the Year from the American Osteopathic Foundation. She earned a doctoral degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and master's degree in public health from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with a concentration on health systems and policy.

Dr. Jung first became inspired to become a community medicine doctor while growing up in rural Pennsylvania. She served as the first resident in her program to participate in an underserved medicine program in urban Pittsburgh and has in practiced at federally qualified health centers in Philadelphia, Dallas and San Diego. She continues to pursue international medical missions, having traveled to Haiti, Dominican Republic, Honduras, El Salvador and Mexico.

She is a member of the Albert Schweitzer Fellows for Life, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association and the Christian Medical Dental Associations. Dr. Jung enjoys hiking, surfing, stand up paddle boarding with her dog Kaiya, traveling, and spending time with her family. She speaks medical Spanish.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Master's Degree

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-11-01

Board Certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Conditions and Treatments

  • Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
  • Care for All Ages
  • Overall Health and Well-Being
  • Family Planning
  • Women's Health
  • Skin Conditions
  • Anoscopy
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraception
  • Earwax Removal
  • Senior Health
  • Incision and Drainage
  • IUD Placement And Removal
  • Joint Injections
  • Menopause
  • Minor Wound Repair
  • Newborn Care
  • Nexplanon Placement and Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Blood Under Fingernail or Toenail (Subungual Hematoma)
  • Therapy for Substance Use Disorders
  • Suture Removal
  • Toenail Removal
  • Wound Packing
  • Pediatric ADHD Management
  • Osteopathic Medicine
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted