Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH

Department Head and Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Bevan Yueh

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Department of Otolaryngology
420 Delaware Street S.E., MMC 396
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Joey Best

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Department Head and Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat), Head and Neck Surgeon

MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Residency, (Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery), The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Fellowship, (Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery), The Johns Hopkins Hospital

MPH, Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health


Dr. Bevan Yueh is Professor and George L Adams Chair for Otolaryngology. He is a native of Minnesota, and was delighted to return to Minnesota in 2007. Dr. Yueh is a head & neck surgeon, and his practice is focused on the ablation of H&N tumors. As a former Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, he has expertise in clinical epidemiology and health services research, with special focus on improving hearing health, and improving function and quality of life of patients after treatment for head & neck cancer.

Dr. Yueh is the Chair of the Board for the University of Minnesota Physicians. Nationally, he is President of the Association of Academic Departments of Otolaryngology, the Treasurer for the American Head & Neck Society, and a member of the executive editorial board of JAMA Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery.

Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctor" (2016-2014)
  • Minnesota Monthly's Best Doctors for Women (2013-2014)
  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012-2014)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Member, Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum
  • Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Senior Examiner, American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Editorial Board, Archives of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery 
  • Editorial Board, Laryngoscope 
  • Advisory Council, National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders



  • Yueh B, Collins MP, Souza PE, Boyko EJ, Loovis CF, Heagerty PJ, Liu CF, Hedrick SC. Long-Term Effectiveness of Screening for Hearing Loss: The Screening for Auditory Impairment—Which Hearing Assessment Test (SAI-WHAT) Randomized Trial. J Am Ger Soc 58(3): 427-434, Mar 2010.
  • Kendi ATK, Khariwala SS, Zhang J, Idiyatullin DS, Corum CA, Michaeli S, Pambuccian SE, Garwood M, Yueh B. Transformation in mandibular imaging with sweep imaging with fourier transform magnetic resonance imaging. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137(9):916-919, Sep 2011.
  • Serrano NA, Trenité GN, Yueh B, Farwell DG, Futran ND, Méndez E. Risk Factors Associated With Repair of Orbital and Lateral Skull Defects. Arch Facial Plast Surg 14(2):97-103, Mar 2012.
  • Pacala JT, Yueh B. Hearing deficits in the older patient: "I didn't notice anything”. JAMA 307(11):1185-94, Mar 2012.



  • Head and neck tumors
  • Salivary gland tumors
  • Thyroid tumors


University of Minnesota Medical Center