Iwei Yeh, MD



Dermatology Clinic
1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353–7800
Fax: (415) 353–7870

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Iwei Yeh


Stanford University School of Medicine 2006


University of Washington Hospital and Clinics 2010


UCSF Medical Center 2011

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Goode B, Mondal G, Hyun M, Ruiz DG, Lin YH, Van Ziffle J, Joseph NM, Onodera C, Talevich E, Grenert JP, Hewedi IH, Snuderl M, Brat DJ, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Rodriguez FJ, Louis DN, Yong WH, Lopes MB, Rosenblum MK, Butowski N, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Phillips JJ, Wiita AP, Yeh I, Jacobson MP, Bastian BC, Perry A, Solomon DA. A recurrent kinase domain mutation in PRKCA defines chordoid glioma of the third ventricle. Nat Commun. 2018 Feb 23; 9(1):810.
  2. Goode B, Joseph NM, Stevers M, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Talevich E, Grenert JP, Yeh I, Bastian BC, Phillips JJ, Garg K, Rabban JT, Zaloudek C, Solomon DA. Adenomatoid tumors of the male and female genital tract are defined by TRAF7 mutations that drive aberrant NF-kB pathway activation. Mod Pathol. 2017 Nov 17.
  3. Yeh I, Lang UE, Durieux E, Tee MK, Jorapur A, Shain AH, Haddad V, Pissaloux D, Chen X, Cerroni L, Judson RL, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC, de la FouchardiŔre A. Combined activation of MAP kinase pathway and ▀-catenin signaling cause deep penetrating nevi. Nat Commun. 2017 Sep 21; 8(1):644.
  4. Lang UE, Yeh I, McCalmont TH. Molecular Melanoma Diagnosis Update: Gene Fusion, Genomic Hybridization, and Massively Parallel Short-Read Sequencing. Clin Lab Med. 2017 Sep; 37(3):473-484.
  5. Matsumoto A, Yeh I, Schwartz B, Rosenblum M, Schmidt TH. Chronic Helicobacter cinaedi cellulitis diagnosed by microbial polymerase chain reaction. JAAD Case Rep. 2017 Sep; 3(5):398-400.
  6. Foley N, Van Ziffle J, Yu J, Qi Z, Grenert JP, Yeh I, Bastian B, Kogan S, Mannis GN. Acute myeloid leukemia with t(14;21) involving RUNX1 and SYNE2: A novel favorable-risk translocation? Cancer Genet. 2017 Oct; 216-217:74-78.
  7. Asgari MM, Shen L, Sokil MM, Yeh I, Jorgenson E. Prognostic factors and survival in acral lentiginous melanoma. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Aug; 177(2):428-435.
  8. Krings G, Joseph NM, Bean GR, Solomon D, Onodera C, Talevich E, Yeh I, Grenert JP, Hosfield E, Crawford ED, Jordan RC, van Zante A, Zaloudek C, Shin SJ, Chen YY. Genomic profiling of breast secretory carcinomas reveals distinct genetics from other breast cancers and similarity to mammary analog secretory carcinomas. Mod Pathol. 2017 Aug; 30(8):1086-1099.
  9. Kline CN, Joseph NM, Grenert JP, van Ziffle J, Talevich E, Onodera C, Aboian M, Cha S, Raleigh DR, Braunstein S, Torkildson J, Samuel D, Bloomer M, Campomanes AGA, Banerjee A, Butowski N, Raffel C, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Phillips JJ, Korn WM, Yeh I, Bastian BC, Gupta N, Mueller S, Perry A, Nicolaides T, Solomon DA. Targeted next-generation sequencing of pediatric neuro-oncology patients improves diagnosis, identifies pathogenic germline mutations, and directs targeted therapy. Neuro Oncol. 2017 05 01; 19(5):699-709.
  10. Theiler M, Oza VS, Mathes EF, Dvorak CC, McCalmont TH, Yeh I, Sidbury R, Cordoro KM. Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis in Children after Stem Cell Transplantation: An Eruption Distinct from Graft-Versus-Host Disease. Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 May; 34(3):326-330.
  11. Dong Q, Gao H, Shi Y, Zhang F, Gu X, Wu A, Wang D, Chen Y, Bandyopadhyay A, Yeh IT, Daniel BJ, Chen Y, Zou Y, Rebel VL, Walter CA, Lu J, Huang C, Sun LZ. Aging is associated with an expansion of CD49fhi mammary stem cells that show a decline in function and increased transformation potential. Aging (Albany NY). 2016 Nov 15; 8(11):2754-2776.
  12. Joseph NM, Chen YY, Nasr A, Yeh I, Talevich E, Onodera C, Bastian BC, Rabban JT, Garg K, Zaloudek C, Solomon DA. Genomic profiling of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma reveals recurrent alterations in epigenetic regulatory genes BAP1, SETD2, and DDX3X. Mod Pathol. 2017 Feb; 30(2):246-254.
  13. Yeh I, Tee MK, Botton T, Shain AH, Sparatta AJ, Gagnon A, Vemula SS, Garrido MC, Nakamaru K, Isoyama T, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Bastian BC. NTRK3 kinase fusions in Spitz tumours. J Pathol. 2016 Nov; 240(3):282-290.
  14. Yeh I. Recent advances in molecular genetics of melanoma progression: implications for diagnosis and treatment. F1000Res. 2016; 5.
  15. Liu SY, Joseph NM, Ravindranathan A, Stohr BA, Greenland NY, Vohra P, Hosfield E, Yeh I, Talevich E, Onodera C, Van Ziffle JA, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Chen YY, Krings G. Genomic profiling of malignant phyllodes tumors reveals aberrations in FGFR1 and PI-3 kinase/RAS signaling pathways and provides insights into intratumoral heterogeneity. Mod Pathol. 2016 Sep; 29(9):1012-27.
  16. Kline CN, Joseph NM, Grenert JP, van Ziffle J, Yeh I, Bastian BC, Mueller S, Solomon DA. Inactivating MUTYH germline mutations in pediatric patients with high-grade midline gliomas. Neuro Oncol. 2016 May; 18(5):752-3.
  17. Yeh LC, Banerjee A, Prasad V, Tuszynski JA, Weis AL, Bakos T, Yeh IT, Ludue˝a RF, Lee JC. Effect of CH-35, a novel anti-tumor colchicine analogue, on breast cancer cells overexpressing the ▀III isotype of tubulin. Invest New Drugs. 2016 Feb; 34(1):129-37.
  18. Shain AH, Yeh I, Kovalyshyn I, Sriharan A, Talevich E, Gagnon A, Dummer R, North J, Pincus L, Ruben B, Rickaby W, D'Arrigo C, Robson A, Bastian BC. The Genetic Evolution of Melanoma from Precursor Lesions. N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 12; 373(20):1926-36.
  19. Shain AH, Garrido M, Botton T, Talevich E, Yeh I, Sanborn JZ, Chung J, Wang NJ, Kakavand H, Mann GJ, Thompson JF, Wiesner T, Roy R, Olshen AB, Gagnon A, Gray JW, Huh N, Hur JS, Busam KJ, Scolyer RA, Cho RJ, Murali R, Bastian BC. Exome sequencing of desmoplastic melanoma identifies recurrent NFKBIE promoter mutations and diverse activating mutations in the MAPK pathway. Nat Genet. 2015 Oct; 47(10):1194-9.
  20. Menzies AM, Yeh I, Botton T, Bastian BC, Scolyer RA, Long GV. Clinical activity of the MEK inhibitor trametinib in metastatic melanoma containing BRAF kinase fusion. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2015 Sep; 28(5):607-10.

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