Heather Yeo, MD, MHS


Assistant Professor of Surgery and Assistant Professor of Public Health
Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center



Dr. Yeo is board-certified in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery, and complex general surgical oncology. Dr. Yeo specializes in the comprehensive care of colorectal cancer patients as well as those patients with benign colorectal disease.

Dr. Yeo completed her general surgical residency at Yale New Haven Hospital, and her Surgical Oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and her fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.  She has a Masters in Health Service Research from Yale University.

Dr. Yeo’s clinical research focuses on the whole patient and improving the surgical experience.  She has studied patient quality of life and outcome measures and believes incorporating those factors into her treatment decisions is very important.