Katherine Yung, MD

Otolaryngologist

Dr. Katherine C. Yung is a head and neck surgeon, or otolaryngologist, who treats patients with voice, airway and swallowing problems at the UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center. Her expertise includes surgery for laryngeal and tracheal stenosis, recurrent respiratory papillomas, benign and cancerous vocal fold lesions and vocal fold paralysis.

Yung's research explores the use of adjuvant therapies in laryngotracheal stenosis patients, treatment outcomes in vocal fold paralysis patients, and the effect of awake, unsedated office laryngeal procedures.

Yung earned an undergraduate degree at Stanford University and a medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed residency training at Washington University and fellowship training in laryngology at UCSF. She is an associate professor of laryngology at UCSF.

  • Hear an interview with Yung, who discusses the diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders.

Clinics

Voice and Swallowing Center
2330 Post St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885–7700
Fax: (415) 885–7800

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology

More about Katherine Yung

Additional Languages

Cantonese

Education

Washington University School of Medicine 2003

Residencies

Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, Otolaryngology 2008

Fellowships

UCSF, Laryngology 2009