Heidi Yeung, MD, is a board-certified hospice and palliative care specialist who helps relieve suffering in people with cancer and other advanced illnesses. She is dedicated to improving the quality of life of her patients and her care focuses on managing pain and other symptoms related to a serious disease and its treatment.
As part of the palliative care service, Dr. Yeung primarily consults with patients who have been admitted to UC San Diego Health's Thornton and Hillcrest hospitals.
Dr. Yeung completed a fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine and a residency at University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in Ontario, Canada. She earned her medical degree from UBC Faculty of Medicine in Vancouver, BC. Dr. Yeung is board-certified in family medicine and hospice and palliative medicine.