Stephen Yoo, M.D.

Stephen Yoo, M.D.Dr. Stephen Yoo is board certified in both general and colon and rectal surgery. He is an attending surgeon at Cedars Sinai Medical Center where he is an instructor in the Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Dr. Yoo graduated with honors from Andrews University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He then received his medical doctorate from Loma Linda University before completing a residency in general surgery at Providence Hospital where he was named Academic Chief Resident. He then completed a fellowship in colorectal surgery at Henry Ford Hospital.

In addition to practicing medicine at Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates and teaching students of colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Yoo has a number of clinical and research interests that he pursues. His interests pertain to minimally invasive surgical techniques and enhancing surgical outcomes. He is also interested in the prevention and reduction of recurrence of colorectal cancer.

He has presented his research internationally to professional societies of his medical peers, including the American College of Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons and the International Hepatico-Pancreatico Biliary Association.

Dr. Yoo is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • The Southern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • The American Medical Association