Michael W. Yeh, MD
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Michael W. Yeh, MD

  • Endocrine Surgery
Average rating: 4.9
| 150 ratings
 
Endocrine Center | 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 310, Los Angeles, CA 90095

About

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
Accommodating 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

Languages

English, Spanish, Chinese - Mandarin

Education

Medical Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2006

Fellowship

Endocrine Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, 2005

Residency

Surgery, UCSF Department of Surgery, 2004

Internship

Surgery, UCSF Department of Surgery, 1998

Degree

MD, Harvard Medical School, 1997

Locations

West Los Angeles

Endocrine Center

Endocrinology| Pediatric Endocrinology| Endocrine Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Videos

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

Research

Interests

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

In the News

For treating a leading cause of osteoporosis, surgery is better than widely used medications - UCLA News

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Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare

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Recognitions

  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018