DR. VIVIAN S. YEE, MD, FAAD
Vivian S. Yee, M.D., FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist committed to helping her patients enjoy healthy radiant skin. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Queens, Dr. Yee graduated from the Bronx High School of Science and went on to attend the combined B.S./M.D. program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. There she graduated Summa Cum Laude and was named Valedictorian of her class. She was further recognized by USA Today to be one of the top 20 students in the nation and was named onto the All-USA College Academic First Team. Dr. Yee went on to obtain her M.D. degree from the Stony Brook School of Medicine where she was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to do research in Sydney, Australia. There, she spent one year doing research and clinical work at the largest melanoma treatment center in the world at the Sydney Melanoma Unit. Her research there resulted in multiple publications and a Young Investigator’s Award to speak at the 3rd International Sentinel Node Congress in Yokohama, Japan. Dr. Yee went on to do further research on skin cancer at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York which resulted in further contributions to the medical literature.
Dr. Yee completed her internship training in Internal Medicine at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and her Dermatology residency training at the Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is currently an affiliate physician at the New York Hospital of Queens in Flushing and Elmhurst Hospital. She continues to be active in teaching medical students, residents and peers, having spoken at local, regional, national and international meetings. She is also involved in educating the community through radio interviews and participating in free community skin cancer screenings. She is also a member of a number of professional societies which include the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the Chinese American Medical Society.
“Atopic Dermatitis.” Presented at Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Flushing Hospital, NY, May 4, 2009.
“Cutaneous Manifestations of Internal Malignancies.” Presented at Dermatology Grand Rounds, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, March 3, 2008.
“An Unusual Manifestation of Leukemia Cutis.” Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 2008.
“Sun Exposure and Melanoma: An Elusive Association?” Presented at Dermatology Grand Rounds, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, June 19, 2007.
“Melanoma and Lymphatic Mapping/Sentinel Lymphadenectomy: the Past, Present and Future.” Presented at Dermatology Grand Rounds, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, June 28, 2006.
“Outcome in 836 Cutaneous Melanoma Patients from a Single Center after a Negative Sentinel Node Biopsy.” Presented at the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, January 19, 2006.
“Analysis of Reasons for False Negative Sentinel Node Biopsies in Patients with Melanoma.” Presented at the 3rd International Sentinel Node Congress, Yokohama, Japan, November 16, 2002.