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