Helena Yip, MD

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

Helena Yip, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Banner University Medical Center, Tucson and Director of the Voice and Swallowing Center.  She received her medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and residency training in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at UC Davis.  She completed a Laryngology and Voice Fellowship at Stanford University.  Prior to coming to Arizona, Dr. Yip was an otolaryngologist at the Peninsula Medical Clinic in Burlingame, California.  Her clinical interests include laryngology, voice and swallowing disorders, airway stenosis, and laser treatment for early larynx cancers.

Dr. Yip’s “Making the Rounds” video lecture below describes her management of patients with COVID-related upper airway problems.

Education and Training

Degrees:
MD: UCLA School of Medicine - Los Angeles, 2000
Internship:
University of California Davis, General Surgery, 2001 - 2002
Residency:
University of California Davis, Otolaryngolgoy - Head & Neck Surgery, 2002 - 2006
Fellowship:
Stanford University, Laryngology, 2006 - 2007
Board Certification(s):
American Board of Otolaryngology, 2007