Alice S Yao, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Surgery
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Chinese (Mandarin)
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
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.
IN THE NEWS:
- A successful direct-to-implant and pre-pectoral implant placement surgery performed by Dr. Yao helps a mom get home to bond with her newborn.
- Dr. Yao treats a transgender woman for breast cancer that developed from her textured impants. Read the Daily News story here.
- Dr. Yao shares her opinion in regards to the benefits and cons of Robotic Mastectomies in the US and if they are the future of breast cancer surgery.
- In WABC, Dr. Yao shares her experience helping breast cancer survivor, Connie, and how surveillance after implants is not only important in the transgender community, but for everyone.
American Board of Plastic Surgery
- Abdominal Wall Surgery
- Breast Reconstruction
- Surgery Second Opinion
MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency, Plastic Surgery
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Microvascular Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center (Univ of Texas)
Chinese (Mandarin), English
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2008
Anatomy, Bone Biology, Cancer, Computational Biology
Dr. Yao has worked on projects involving abdominal wall reconstruction, scalp reconstruction, and head and neck cancers, among others.
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Yao during 2021 and/or 2022. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
Other activities: Examples include, but are not limited to, committee participation, data safety monitoring board (DSMB) membership
- mentor breast products
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