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Frank Yelian, MD

Accepting New Patients
3500 Barranca Parkway, Suite 300
Irvine, CA 92606
2258.1 miles away
Speaks: Japanese, Chinese - Mandarin and English
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Frank Yelian, MD

3500 Barranca Parkway, Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92606

About Frank Yelian

Frank D. Yelian, M.D., Ph.D., Founder and Medical Director of Life IVF Center, is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist who received special fellowship training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Yelian has over 30 years experience in the field of reproductive medicine and women’s Health.

Dr. Yelian graduated from Zhejiang University School of Medicine (a prestigious University in China) in 1983. He then received Obstetrics and Gynecology training and earned a Master Degree at the same institution in 1986. He then came to the United States in 1987 and worked with Dr. W. Richard Dukelow at the Endocrine Research Center at Michigan State University. He earned a Ph.D. in Reproductive Endocrinology and embryology in 1991. Subsequently, he joined the IVF program as a post-doctoral fellow and working as an embryologist at Wayne State University. In 1993, Dr. Yelian performed the first intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) case in the state of Michigan. During this period, Dr. Yelian studied embryo implantation for many years working with Dr. Randy Armant, and he has published many papers in the field of embryo implantation and human reproduction. He was promoted as Assistant Professor in 1993 in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Wayne State University.

To practice clinical medicine, Dr. Yelian received his additional residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michigan State University. After completing his residency, he joined the Reproductive Medicine and Infertility (REI) fellowship program at Wayne State University.

During his fellowship from 2002-2004, he had opportunity to work with several world renowned obstetricians, gynecologists, and reproductive endocrinologists such as Dr. Roberto Romero, Dr. Kamran Moghissi, and Dr. Michael Diamond. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Yelian joined the faculty at Wayne State University as Associate Professor. As a faculty member, in addition to research and teaching medical students, residents and fellows, he has focused on assisted reproductive technologies and minimal invasive gynecological surgery. Dr. Yelian has gained extensive experience treating patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, recurrent pregnancy loss, and premature ovarian failure. He has over 100 publications, and he has received numerous national and international awards. Most recently, he was elected as the Chairman for the Chinese Special Interest Group at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

In 2009, Dr. Yelian took sabbatical leave to work at Kato Ladies Clinic in Japan where he mastered the new techniques and skills of Natural Cycle IVF and Minimal Stimulation IVF. In 2010, Dr. Yelian founded the Life IVF Center in Irvine, California, and now it has become a premier fertility center in Southern California specializing in Natural Cycle IVF and Minimal Stimulation IVF. Dr. Yelian is a highly recognized as world expert in the field of infertility, especially in treating patients with endometriosis and diminished ovarian reserve. Many patients come from outside of California to Irvine for fertility treatment. He also has many patients come from all over the world, so far we have patients come from China, Taiwan, Japan, Philippine, Malaysia, Russia, France, England, Germany, Italy, Holland, Mexico, Canada, Argentina, and South Africa.

Medical School

Zhejiang University School of Medicine
1983

Internship

Michigan State University
1999

Residency

Michigan State University
2002

Fellowship

Wayne State University
2004

Frank Yelian, MD
3500 Barranca Parkway, Suite 300
Irvine, CA 92606

Affiliated Locations
Providence St. Joseph Hospital - Orange

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Abnormalities Of The Uterus
  • Adenocarcinoma In Situ Of The Cervix
  • Adnexal Mass
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anovulation
  • Anovulatory Bleeding
  • Antepartum And Postpartum Care
  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Atypical Glandular Cells Of Undetermined Significance
  • Atypical Squamous Cells Of Undetermined Significance On Pap Smear
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin Gland Cyst
  • Benign Breast Lump
  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Bladder Training
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Examination
  • Breast Lump
  • Breastfeeding Problems
  • Cancer Related Sexual Concerns
  • Cervical Biopsy
  • Cervical Cap Fitting
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Cervical Conization
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Funneling
  • Cervical Incompetence
  • Cervical Insufficiency
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Cervical Length Assessment
  • Cervical Polyp
  • Cervicitis
  • Cesarean Section
  • Chlamydia
  • Cholestasis Of Pregnancy
  • Cold Knife Cone Biopsy Of Cervix
  • Colpocleisis
  • Colposcopy
  • Complete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Cryotherapy Of The Cervix
  • Cystitis
  • Cystocele
  • Cystodynia
  • Decreased Libido
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Detrusor Instability
  • Dilation And Curettage
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrioma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometritis
  • Enterocele
  • Female Anorgasmia
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Fibroid Removal
  • Fibroids
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Follicular Cyst Of Ovary
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Galactocele
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonococcal Infection
  • Gynecologic Disorders Of Athletes
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • History Of Preterm Birth
  • Hot Flashes
  • Human Papilloma Virus (Hpv)
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Hyperemesis
  • Hypertensive Disorders Of Pregnancy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Imperforate Hymen
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Incomplete Uterovaginal Prolapse
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intrauterine Device (Iud) Placement
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Labor And Delivery
  • Laceration Of Vagina
  • Lactation Disorders
  • Lactation Support
  • Leiomyoma
  • Lichen Sclerosis
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Mastitis
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Menometrorrhagia
  • Menopause
  • Menorrhagia
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders In Athletes
  • Menstrual Migraines
  • Menstruation
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Missed Periods
  • Morning Sickness
  • Multiple Gestations
  • Natural Birth
  • Nausea Of Pregnancy
  • Obliteration Of Vaginal Vault
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Oophorectomy
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Ovarian Endometriosis
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Ovarian Mass
  • Ovarian Torsion
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Pap Smear
  • Paratubal Cyst
  • Partial Hysterectomy
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Pelvic Adhesions
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Exercise
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Pelvic Mass
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Varicose Veins
  • Perimenopause
  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Personal History Of Stillbirth
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Post Partum Check Up
  • Postcoital Bleeding
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Postpartum Care
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Postpartum Mastitis
  • Postpartum Thyroiditis
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (Pms)
  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Prenatal Testing
  • Prenatal Ultrasound Scan
  • Preterm Labor
  • Preterm Premature Rupture Of Membranes
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Prophylactic Oophorectomy
  • Pruritic Urticarial Papules And Plaques Of Pregancy (Pupp)
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Rectocele
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Repair Of Cystocele
  • Repair Of Pelvic Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectocele
  • Rh Incompatibility
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Salpingo Oophoritis
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Septate Hymen
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std)
  • Shortened Cervix
  • Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Third Degree Uterine Prolapse
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Uterine Anomaly In Pregnancy
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization Counseling
  • Uterine Myoma
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Uterine Surgery
  • Vaginal Abscess
  • Vaginal Atrophy
  • Vaginal Biopsy
  • Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding After Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Delivery
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Infections
  • Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia
  • Vaginal Irritation
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginismus
  • Vaginitis
  • Vestibulitis
  • Vulvar Abscess
  • Vulvar Disease
  • Vulvar Dysplasia
  • Vulvar Vestibulitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Vulvovaginitis
  • Well Woman Visit
  • Women's Health