Dr. Maki Yamamoto is a UCI Health surgical oncologist whose practice locations include Orange and Costa Mesa.

Maki Yamamoto, MD


Surgical Oncology, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

adrenal gland tumors, Cutaneous malignancies, Endocrine diseases, Melanoma-skin cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma, Parathyroid disorders, Soft tissue sarcomas, thyroid disorders

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  • American Board of Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology [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
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2020
More Information

Dr. Maki Yamamoto is a board-certified UCI Health surgical oncologist. Her clinical interests include the surgical treatment of skin 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.

Yamamoto sees patients at UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange and UCI Health Digestive Disease Center — Newport in Costa Mesa.

UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Bldg. 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8000
Fax: 855-211-3729
UCI Health Digestive Disease Center — Newport
1640 Newport Blvd., Suite 350
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-386-5260
Fax: 949-515-0031
UCI Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 22C
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 888-717-4463
Fax: 855-420-8515