Dr. Cecil Yeung

Dr. Cecil Yeung top Houston ENTCecil Yeung, MD, FACS, has dedicated more than 20 years of his medical career to the treatment of sinus disorders. One of the best Houston ENT physician and sinus specialists, as well as a board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Yeung is known for perfection and professionalism and for leading the way in functional endoscopic sinus surgery. His combination of advanced microvascular skills and innovative endoscopic techniques are continually praised and recognized by peers, physicians, associates, hospitals and professional societies throughout the country.

Dr. Yeung is pleased to offer a successful, minimally invasive approach to treating sinus diseases, such as chronic sinusitis, which provides patients with a more permanent solution to sinus symptom relief and minimizes the need for repeat surgeries. His advanced skills, results-oriented attitude and extensive knowledge of structural anatomy are all hallmarks of his practice, instilling his patients with confidence, security and ensuring exceptional results.

In addition to seeing patients at the Yeung Institute for Facial Plastic and Sinus Surgery in Houston, Dr. Yeung maintains numerous hospital affiliations in the Houston area. He has been published in a wide variety of peer-reviewed journals and is a popular presenter at professional seminars as well as on radio and television.

Dr. Yeung performs nearly all of his patient procedures at University Surgery Center, his private, state-of-the-art surgery center on premises. This facility provides his patients with access to the most innovative technology and top anesthesiologists and nurses – all without the inconvenience of a hospital.

Areas of Expertise

Board Certifications

American Board of Medical Specialties
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Facial Plastic 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 Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive 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 Glap 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

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