Hueylan Chern


Colorectal surgeon

About me

Dr. Hueylan Chern is a colorectal surgeon at UCSF Medical Center. She specializes in minimally invasive procedures for conditions such as colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticular disease. She has expertise in endorectal ultrasound, transanal endoscopic microsurgery and sphincter-preserving operations.

In research, Chern's interests include endorectal ultrasound and colorectal cancer.

Chern earned her medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). She completed general surgery training at Brown University and a fellowship in colorectal surgery at UMDNJ, followed by additional oncology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

  • Education

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Medicine, 2002

  • Residencies

    Warren Alpert School of Medicine-Borwn University, Surgery, 2007

  • Fellowships

    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey , Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2008

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Transrectal Ultrasound , 2009

  • Board Certifications

    Surgery, American Board of Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

  • Languages


Center for Colorectal Surgery

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews


Overall Experience
139 Reviews
excellent doctor. very skilful. very impressed that she could solve my problem immediately. that was very good experience. I definitely will recommend Dr. Chern & the office
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
139 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
139 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
130 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
137 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
137 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
137 Reviews