David Yao, MD, Plastic Surgery, Scottsdale, AZ, HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center


Plastic Surgery Scottsdale, AZ

Aesthetic/Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Breast Reconstruction

Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Univ of Arizona

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  • Diplomate - American Board of Plastic Surgery,
    Diplomate - American Board of Surgery,
    Fellowship trained in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital (certificate by NYU School of Medicine Institute of Plastic Surgery)

Education & Training

  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineFELLOWSHIP
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationRESIDENCY
  • Maricopa Medical Center
    Maricopa Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2011 - 2021
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2008 - 2021
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2006 - 2020
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Phoenix Magazine, 2018-2020
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Latissimus Dorsi Tendon Transfer for Massive, Irreparable Posterosuperior Rotator Cuff Tears: Surgical Technique  
    Qadir R, Romine L, Yao DC, Duncan S FM, Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, 9/1/2014


  • The Importance of Perioperative Care and Planning to Improve Outcomes in Flap Surgery
    Nguyen J, Altamirano D, Shearin-Bachman J, Madura J, Yngelmo B, Hall A, Walsh M, Yao D, SAWC, Denver, CO
  • Use of Topical Skin Adhesive in Nasolabial Flap Closure
    Yao D, Shafer D, Lettieri S, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Delayed Low Energy Mandible Fracture Repair: Retrospective Review of 195 Patients
    Yao D, Shafer D, Walsh M, Lettieri S, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

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