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Dr. Frank Yelian

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irvine, CA
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Irvine, CA

Address

3500, Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Cross of California

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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

ADHD and Autism

Fertility Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Michigan

Languages spoken

Japanese, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

154 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
90%: If i understand your question correctly, you are asking the chance of live birth after you seeing a fetal heart beat at 7 weeks gestation. It depends,... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes and no.: Yes, you may carry the pregnancy and it is possible you may transmit the hep b to your baby. However, you may also prevent that through vaccination yo... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Not really.: At age 45, with High FSH and low AMH, indicates that you have DOR. If you take Clomid, (clomiphene) your FSH level will go higher. It is possible that... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Pregnancy test?: It appears that you may start your period. However, i would suggest you to take pregnancy test. Some time even you are pregnant, you may also have ble... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Not always the case: I know many fertility doctor tell you that your egg quality is bad when they do not have good results. It is not true for every patient. I strongly su... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
See a doctor: I don't know the reason you removed one of your ovaries. It may resulted in pelvic adhesion and possible tubal dysfunction. I recommend to see a ferti... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
E+P is better: I would suggest to add birth control pill with both estrogen and progesterone. Progesterone alone may not be able to stop bleeding.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Ibuprofene may help: The birth control pill will not reduce your pain, it will prevent your ovulation and reduce your pain for your next cycle. If you want immediate relea... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
OK: The definition of simple ovarian cyst is in comparison with complex cyst. Simple cyst is diagnosed with ultrasound, you will see a cystic structure in... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: It has been shown that weight loss will improve the chance of getting pregnant. However, it is difficult to quantify how much improvement. Considering... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: It is commonly referred as ovulation bleeding.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: If you still have frozen embryo, you may do FET immediately in the following cycle. If you do not have frozen embryo, you may also do mini ivf or natu... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
No more IUI: Since you've failed 5 IUIs, it is no longer a good option for you, especially for someone with endometriosis. One reason patients with endometriosis n... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Depends: It depends on your cycle length. If you have a 28 day cycle, you may start to do blood test on CD 11-13, most like it will show the LH surge (Positive... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
It is possible: It is possible to rupture a ovarian cyst when you jogging. However, it is very unlikely to rupture a nabothian cyst due to the anatomic cyst posistion... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
In general yes: However, i would recommend to check blood hcg, e2, p4, and fsh. These tests will help you to find out why you are 30 days late of your period.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
HRT: Hrt is hormone replacement therapy. It is very important for patient with premature menopause or premature ovarian failure. Without hrt, you will deve... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Depends: It depends on the causes of your infertility. However, I have concern about your Clomid (clomiphene) dose. It is too high, and it will have detrimenta... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
No: It appears that your ovarian sizes are normal. We can not make diagnosis of pcos with ovarian size. Btw, pcos and hypothyroidism are two different end... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: It is possible. I suggest to see a gynecologist and have pelvid exam. You may consider a biopsy to confirm diagnosis if necessary.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: Two options: 1. If you are able to ejaculate and produce reasonable level of sperm you may conceive naturally. 2. If you are not able to ejaculate or ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
No: The pregnancy test should be 14 days after ovulation. It also depends which pregnancy test do you use. For urine pregnancy test should be 14 days afte... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: Endometriosis can cause severe rectal pain. In addition to cyclic rectal pain, you may also experience rectal bleeding depends on the depth of endomet... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Go see a docotr: There are few possibilities, 1, you are pregnant, 2. High dose fertility medication results in multiple follicle growth in different stage, so your re... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
4: You are young, i think thaw 4 eggs should be enough to have 2 good embryos, which should be result in a pregnancy. It also depends on the quality of i... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
No: Complex ovarian cysts do not cause pcos. However, patient with pcos may have complex ovarian cysts, although it is not very common. It is highly recom... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: Both chemotherapy and radiation therapy can cause infertility for women. The reason is that both chemotherapy and radiation therapy will damage the ov... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
It depends: It depends. Before i answer your question, i need to know following questions. 1. When have you been diagnosed with pcos? 2. How often you have your p... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Metfomin and Clomid (clomiphene): Metformin may increase your Insulin sensitivity and help you reduce the chance to become diabetic. It has been show to be effective to loss weight in ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Interesting question: Are you having a regular period now? If yes, it may be related. The reason is when you were on pill, it suppress your ovulation. So in general your ho... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
1-2 month: I suggest you check your HCG level one month after D&C if you started your normal period. If your HCG level is less than 5, you may start your fet.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Possible: You have two possibilities: 1. It is not a period, the "period" is a ovulation bleeding; 2. It is a true period, due to ovulation occured during your... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Depends: You may check your Progesterone level after confirm your pregnancy. If the level is in the normal range, Progesterone supplement may not be necessary ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Many factors: Painful intercourse can be caused by many factors. Here are few common caurses: infection (bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection), hypo-estrogenic stat... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
3 trics: If you do following 3 things you will prevent bladder infection after sex: 1. Drink a lot of water before sex; 2. Urinating and take a shower immedi... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes!: Natural cycle IVF (NC IVF) is an IVF procedure without using any fertility drugs. We monitor patient's follicle growth, do egg retrieval prior to ovul... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
You will be fine: It is not uncommon to have havey period after taking Progesterone for a while. The best way to reduce your bleeding is to take ocp.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: You have DOR and your husband has high percent abnormal sperm. It is a challenge case. However, I do believe that you can have a successful IVF outcom... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Great question!: If you have abdominal endometriosis during your reproductive age, it should be resolved naturally after menopause. The chance of endometriosis may com... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: Endometriosis is a common condtion. With this condition, you may have difficulty time to achieve pregnancy. However, with medical help you should be a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Visit your doctor: Check CBC and ultrasound. Any pelvic pain? Consider few possibilities:1. Pregnant, 2. Ovarian hyper stimulation, 3. Anemia. So to be safe, see your do... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
May be: With limited information, it is difficult to diagnose the cause of abdominal pain. There are several possible reasons for abdominal pain you mentioned... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Later one: Both timing and protection indicate later one was the one got you pregnant.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Uterine factor?: Amenorrhea (no period) after d ; c should consider uterine adhesion (scar tissue). You should seek a gynecologist to do a full examination including h... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Pregnant?: if a young woman missed a period for 3 months, you have to rule out pregnancy. With abdominal pain, should rule out ectopic pregnancy. Your doctor ord... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Possible miscarriage: Based on your LMP 10 weeks ago, we should see fetal pole and cardiac activity today if it is a normal pregnancy. Without seeing a fetal pole, it means... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Not true.: Some IVF doctors are still use Clomiphene challenge test (CCT) to screen patients. I don't think it is very reliable test. I have helped many patients... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
It is not successful: It seems that the IVF failed. You are very young,the chance of success is excellent. Please try again, you will be successful! BTW, what is reason for... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
It is common: You should use your pregnancy test as your final diagnosis. Many patient will experience some pregnancy symptoms. You should not use the symptoms to m... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Unlikely: For a woman with 25 day cycle, her ovulation occurs about on cycle day 11. April 29 is your CD 21, long pass your ovulation date. Your chance of pregn... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Yelian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yelian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
He is very honest and helpful. Thank you Dr. Yelian!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thankyou for your reply,it was much appreiated,any help i get im thankful for, im very thankfull for any information,its very painful,thanks
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Thanks for your quick reply! I think I might be getting too excited as have been trying for nearly a year to fall pregnant. Thank you for your response
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Thank you, I reside In Australia I will be asking for a review prior to us using our last frozen embryo. There are obviously a few factors

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China,1983
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

Saginaw Cooperative Hospital

Residency

Michigan State University

Awards

HOUR Top Doctors Award, 2008
2010 Patients' Choice Award – California’s Favorite Physicians
2010 Most Compassionate Doctor Award,

Affiliations

Wayne State University School of Medicine
St Joseph Hospital, Hoag Hospital
Barranca Surgical Center
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