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Dr. Cecil Yeung

Dr. Cecil Yeung top Houston plastic surgeonCecil Yeung, MD, FACS, is a double board-certified ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist and facial plastic surgeon known for his perfectionism and as a leader in minimally invasive functional endoscopic sinus surgery. At Houston Sinus Surgery, he brings advanced microvascular skills, innovative endoscopic techniques, and more than 20 years of experience to the men, women, and children in the greater Houston area.

Dr. Yeung began his journey toward medical expertise at the University of Toronto in Canada, where he earned both his bachelor’s and medical degrees and completed a residency in Otolaryngology. He went on to plastic and microvascular reconstructive fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. His final fellowship, in head and neck surgery, was at the University of California, San Diego.

Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in head and neck surgery and by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Yeung rectifies both functional and aesthetic ENT issues. Dr. Yeung is a member of several professional medical organizations, including the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American College of Surgeons.

At Houston Sinus Surgery, Dr. Yeung and his team offer effective, minimally invasive therapies for ENT diseases, such as chronic sinusitis, that minimize the need for repeat surgeries. Although Dr. Yeung is affiliated with numerous hospitals in the Houston area, he almost exclusively performs procedures at his private, state-of-the-art surgery center at Houston Sinus Surgery. His team of top anesthesiologists and nurses offer the highest level of care without the inconvenience of a hospital stay.

As an award-winning author, Dr. Yeung is passionate about educating the public and his peers about ENT and sinus health. He is a sought-after lecturer and makes regular radio and television appearances on ENT issues.

Areas of Expertise

  • Facial Plastic Surgery (cosmetic and reconstructive)
  • Endoscopic Facelift Surgery
  • Rhinoplasty (nose surgery)
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Genioplasty (chin augmentation)
  • Otoplasty (ear surgery)
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Submental Plication
  • CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Botox
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Therapeutic Skin Care
  • Endoscopic Surgery of the Sinuses
  • Secondary/Revision Surgery of the Sinuses
  • Frontal Sinus Disease
  • Endoscopic Surgery to the Frontal Skull Base
  • CSF Leak (congenital, post surgical, trauma)
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Endoscopic Orbital Wall Decompression (Graves Disease)
  • Endoscopic Optic Nerve Decompression (Trauma)
  • Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Facial Plastic Surgery

American Board of Medical Specialties
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery


Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri)
Fellowship: Head & Neck, Plastic & Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

University of California San Diego (San Diego, California)
Fellowship: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
Residency: Otolaryngology

Toronto General Hospital (Toronto, Canada)


University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
Degree of Doctor of Medicine

University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
Undergraduate Degree

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society

Honors and Awards

Scholastic Award Paper – “Improved Survival of Acute Skin Flaps with Amino Acids as Free Radical Scavengers” presented at the American Head and Neck Society – Denver, CO

Residents’ Award Paper – “The Effects of Glutathione and Vitamins A, C, and E on Acute Skin Flap Survival” presented at the Meeting of the Middle Section of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, Inc. – Cleveland, OH

Candidate as Head of Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Fellow – American College of Surgeons


Yeung, C., et al.: The Effect of Glutathione and Vitamins A, C, and E on the Acute Skin Flap Survival. Laryngoscope, 97:1176-1179, 1987

Yeung, C., et al.: The Effect of Hydroxyl Radical Scavenging on Acute Axial-Random Skin Flap Survival. Laryngoscope, 98:106-108 January 1988

Yeung, C., et al.: Improvement of Skin Flap Survival with Calcium Antagonists. (In Press)

Yeung, C., et al.: Retropharyngeal Lymphangioma Presenting in an Adult. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 3:476-479, 9-90

Yeung, C.: The Endoscopic Approach: A Natural Rejuvenation. Aesthetic Trends & Technologies. 3/2003

Yeung, C.: Injectable Effective for Lips. Cosmetic Surgery Times. 1/2003

In the News

“Minimal Invasive Facelift Surgery” – Channel 11 CBS News Special Report – Houston, TX

“Endoscopic Sinus Surgery” – Channel 2 NBC News Special Report – Houston, TX

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