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Thomas Yeh, MD, PhD, FACS

Thomas Yeh, MD, PhD, FACS

out of 5
37 Ratings
6 Comments

Specialty

Pediatric Chest Wall Program

Department

Surgery

Locations

Children's Pavilion

1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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VCU Medical Center Gateway Building

1200 E. Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Education

Education

PhD: Virginia Commonwealth University, BS: Duke University

Medical School

The Johns Hopkins University

Residency

VCU Medical Center (general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery)

Fellowship

The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (pediatric cardiothoracic surgery)

Biography

Dr. Thomas Yeh joined the faculty at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU in October 2014 as Director of the Heart Center and Chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Yeh completed his residency at VCU Medical Center and continued his training at some of the country's most prestigious children's hospitals. 

Before coming to CHoR, Dr. Yeh served as the Elias Hanna Cardiovascular Foundation Professor and Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Pediatric Heart Center at Tulane Medical Center from 2007 - 2014. Dr. Yeh was integral in the rebuilding Tulane's pediatric heart program post Hurricane Katrina. He was honored in the Louisiana section of Best Doctors in America from 2011 - 2014.

Prior to his time in Louisiana, Dr. Yeh was associate professor at Children's Medical Center of Dallas (2003 - 2007) and assistant professor at Kosair Children's Hospital at University of Louisville (1998 - 2003). Dr. Yeh also served as chief fellow of the prestigious pediatric cardiac surgery program at The Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Yeh's current and past professional memberships include:

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Medical Association
  • Congenital Heart Surgeon's Society
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Medical College of Virginia Humera Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association

    Dr. Yeh has been an invited reviewer for numerous publications including American Journal of Cardiology, Annals of Surgery, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Clinical Interests

Chest wall deformities; Nuss procedure; pectus excavatum; pectus carinatum

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Ratings & Reviews

We love Dr. Yeh! His heart is for my son's health (physical & mental)!
January 2024
Love y'all!
December 2023
Just very pleased with Dr Yeh. Highly recommend him.
July 2023
We were very pleased with the care given to our son by Dr. Yeh. Could not ask for a better surgeon for a 15 y/old with his physical situation.
November 2022
Excellent doctor, spent time explaining everything. We felt our son was with the best. Very kind too.
June 2022
Both Dr and his assistant were very helpful and answered all our questions
May 2022