Dr. Yufei Chen is a Surgery specialist affiliated with Marina del Rey Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of New South Wales Faculty of Medicine and has published numerous papers on various subjects connected to the surgical field.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of New South Wales

Internship(s)
Residency(ies)

Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard

Fellowship(s)

University of California, San Francisco



Publications & Media

  • Is email an effective method for hospital discharge communication? A randomized controlled trial to examine delivery of computer-generated discharge summaries by email, fax, post and patient hand delivery.

  • Post-tonsillectomy pain in 24 children - utilising short message service (SMS) to assess postoperative outcomes.

  • Laparoscopic repair of Morgagni hernia: an interesting case and complication.

  • Recalcitrant hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy in patients with previous Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

  • Annual financial impact of well-differentiated thyroid cancer care in the United States.

  • Asian gastric cancer patients show superior survival: the experiences of a single Australian center.

  • Gastric cancer: Australian outcomes of multi-modality treatment with curative intent.

  • Primary lymph node gastrinoma: A single institution experience.

  • Evaluating the projected surgical impact of reclassifying noninvasive encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancer as noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features.

  • TransOral and Submental Thyroidectomy ("TOaST").

  • Blue Dye Injection Technique for Resection of Nodal Recurrence in Thyroid Cancer.

  • Risk Factors Associated With Perioperative Complications and Prolonged Length of Stay After Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.

  • BRAFV600E is correlated with recurrence of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: A systematic review, multi-institutional primary data analysis, and meta-analysis.

  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Transoral and Submental Thyroidectomy as a Compelling Alternative to "Scarless" Thyroidectomy.

  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.

  • Pediatric thyroidectomy in a high volume thyroid surgery center: Risk factors for postoperative hypocalcemia.

  • Hypoglycemia after resection of pheochromocytoma.