Michael W. Yeh, MD

Michael W. Yeh, MD

Endocrine Surgery
Primary Location
Endocrine Center
100 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095


Dr. Michael W. Yeh established the UCLA Endocrine Surgery Program in 2006. Under his leadership, the Program has gained national and international recognition for clinical excellence in the management of complex endocrine diseases.

After pursuing his studies at Stanford University and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Yeh trained in general surgery at UC San Francisco. He then completed the prestigious T.S. Reeve International Fellowship in endocrine surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Yeh is an expert in minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, thyroid cancer, and adrenal tumors, including pheochromocytoma and adrenocortical carcinoma. He has published more than 100 scholarly articles and book chapters on these topics.

Patient Stories

It’s worth traveling to UCLA
Parathyroid surgery with Dr. Yeh
Parathyroidectomy Experience
Quick and simple
Mother of 3, My experience with Dr. Yeh
Accomodating and helpful
Thyroidectomy Experience
5 Star Patient Experience
Left Adrenalcortical Carcinoma Surgery
My parathyroidism
Cancer free
My exceptional experience with Dr. Yeh
It has taken "a village" of incredibly competent doctors and medical personnel to care for our needs
Thank you Dr. Michael Yeh
Grateful for Dr. Yeh


Medical Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2006


Royal North Shore Hospital, 2005


UCSF Department of Surgery, 2004


UCSF Department of Surgery, 1998


Harvard Medical School, MD, 1997


West Los Angeles

Endocrine Center

Endocrinology| Pediatric Endocrinology| Endocrine Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


What to Expect After Parathyroid Surgery
Updates for Hyperparathyroidism and Osteoporosis
Bone Health and Hyperparathyroidism
UCLA Parathyroid Surgery
UCLA Parathyroid CT Scan
Using 4D CT Imaging, Surgeons Locate Abnormal Parathyroid Glands Before Operating | Vital Sign



  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism and Fracture Risk
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Value-based Health Care Delivery


  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018