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Education & Training
Cornell University Medical College, NY, 1995
The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, NY
The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY
The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Urologic Oncology Fellowship
Urology, Surgical Oncology
Cryosurgery, Enlarged Prostate (BPH), Female Urology, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic Robotic Pyeloplasty, Laser Lithotripsy, Laser Prostatectomy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Radical Nephrectomy, Radical Prostatectomy, Renal Calculus Disease, Retroperitoneal Node Dissection, Robotic Prostatectomy, Urodynamics, Urologic Cancer Surgery
Urologic cancer, tumor immunology, minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic and robotic surgery)
American Urological Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, Endourological Society
Dr. Yao enjoys skiing, tennis, golf, biking, hiking, camping and chess.
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Philosophy of Care
Dr. Yao specializes in management and surgery for urologic cancers (adrenal, kidney, bladder, prostate, and testicular cancers) utilizing traditional open techniques as well as minimally invasive techniques, such as cryosurgery, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery. Dr. Yao also has interests in the evaluation and treatment of patients with kidney stones, enlarged prostate (BPH), benign adrenal disorders, and reconstructive urologic needs.
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