Richard Yip, MD

Dr. Richard Yip is a highly reputable gastroenterologist treating patients in Orange County for over twenty five years. When treating patients, he is often described as a humble and kind physician who treats each and every patient with the upmost respect and care. Because of his well-known reputation, people including physicians and medical staff often come to seek his medical expertise.

Patients visiting Dr. Yip can receive a full range of gastroenterological services such as general consultations, endoscopies and colonoscopies. Among many things, Dr. Yip has a special interest in hepatology.

Outside of the office, Dr.Yip enjoys musicals, opera and piano.



     Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

Education and Experience:

University of Chicago

     Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1983-1985

McGraw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago 

     Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980-1983

University of Illinois, Chicago 

     Medical School


Certifications& Licenses 

American Board of Internal Medicine 

     Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine 

     Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License 



Gabidge M., Yip D., Hedges K. Levels of lysosomal enzymes in tissues of mice infected with Mycoplasms fermentans. Infections and Immunity. 1975; 12:233-239

Tompkins W., Seth P., Yip D., Palmer J., Gee S., Rawls W. Specific lysis of human colon tumor cells by antibodies to CEA and isoantigen A; Dependence on rabbit serum or neuranimidase. J. Immunology. 1976; 117:1943-1948

Woan M., Yip D., Tompkins W. Autochithonous, allogeneic, and xenogeneic cells as targets for vaccinia immune Lymphocyte cytotoxicity. J. Immunology.  1978; 120:312-316

Yip D., Baker A. Liver disease in pregnancy. Clinic in Perinatology. 1985; 12:683-694