- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Surgery
MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Plastic Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Microvascular Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center (Univ of Texas)
- Dr. Yao received her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She earned a Doctor of Medicine from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Yao completed her residency training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Thereafter, she underwent fellowship training in Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Yao’s clinical interests include both aesthetic surgery and complex reconstruction of all body areas. She has a particular interest and advanced training in oncologic microsurgical reconstruction as well as plastic surgery technology, including computer modeling and robotic-assisted surgery.
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2008
Anatomy, Bone Biology, Cancer, Computational BiologyDr. Yao has worked on projects involving abdominal wall reconstruction, scalp reconstruction, and head and neck cancers, among others.
Rodriguez ED, Bluebond-Langner R, Silverman RP, Bochicchio G, Yao A, Manson PN, Scalea T. Abdominal wall reconstruction following severe loss of domain: the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center algorithm. Plastic and reconstructive surgery 2007 Sep; 120(3).
Fujioka S, Schmidt C, Sclabas GM, Li Z, Pelicano H, Peng B, Yao A, Niu J, Zhang W, Evans DB, Abbruzzese JL, Huang P, Chiao PJ. Stabilization of p53 is a novel mechanism for proapoptotic function of NF-kappaB. The Journal of biological chemistry 2004 Jun; 279(26).
Hinchcliff KM, Yao A, Taub PJ. Laser-assisted indocyanine green imaging to assess perfusion of scalp closure in an infant. The Journal of craniofacial surgery 2013 Nov; 24(6).
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