UC Irvine Health surgical oncologist Dr. Maki Yamamoto

Maki Yamamoto
, MD


Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests

Adrenal tumors, Cutaneous malignancies, Endocrine diseases, Melanoma-skin cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma, Parathyroid disorders, Soft tissue sarcomas, Thyroid disorders

  • American Board of Surgery,
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • English
Medical School
New York Medical College
UCI Department of SurgeryGeneral Surgery
University of South FloridaResearch fellowship in Surgical Oncology
University of South Florida/H Lee Moffitt Cancer CenterSurgical Oncology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Clinical Professor — Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology
More Information

Dr. Maki Yamamoto is a board-certified UC Irvine Health surgical oncologist who sees patients at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her clinical interests include the surgical treatment of cutaneous malignancies, such as melanoma and Merkel cell carcinomas; endocrine diseases, such as thyroid cancer, parathyroid disease and adrenal tumors; and soft tissue sarcomas.

Yamamoto earned her medical degree at New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. She completed a residency in general surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center and fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of South Florida's Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla. She has published several research papers and book chapters in her field.

UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8000
UC Irvine Health Digestive Disease Center — Newport
Pacific Medical Plaza
1640 Newport Blvd., Suite 350
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 714-456-8000