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David Yandell, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. David Yandell is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon based in Los Angeles, California. He has been in practice for almost 20 years. He is a board-certified specialist in thoracic and cardiac surgery. Dr. Yandell graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1998 and continued with and internship at the University of Louisville. He completed two residency stages in general surgery at the University of Kansas in Wichita and at the University of Louisville and a fellowship in thoracic surgery at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Yandell has been involved in the research field as well. Some of the topics he covered in his studies are rhabdoid tumor, radio-guided parathyroidectomy, heterozygous mutations, adenocarcinoma of the cardia, ovarian, peritoneal, and endometrial serous carcinoma, bladder tumor suppressor gene. Dr. Yandell currently collaborates with Saint Thomas - West Hospital.

  • Education & Training


    University of Kansas School of Medicine

    Medical School


    University of Louisville



    University of Louisville



    University of Kansas at Wichita



    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Saint Thomas - West Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (615) 222-2111

    4221 Harding Pike

    Nashville, Tennessee 37205

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. David Yandell has contributed to 3 publications.

    Familial rhabdoid tumour 'avant la lettre'--from pathology review to exome sequencing and back again.

    Witkowski, L.,Lalonde, E.,Zhang, J.,Albrecht, S.,Hamel, N.,Cavallone, L.,May, S. T.,Nicholson, J. C.,Coleman, N.,Murray, M. J.,Tauber, P. F.,Huntsman, D. G.,Schönberge...; J. Pathol.. 2013 Jun 19.

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    Three-year financial analysis of minimally invasive radio-guided parathyroidectomy.

    Hutchinson, J.R., Yandell, D.W., Bumpous, J.M., Fleming, M.M., Flynn, M.B.; Am Surg. 2004 Dec.

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    Detection of Heterozygous Mutation in the Retinoblastoma Gene in a Human Pituitary Adenoma Using PCR-SSCP Analysis and Direct Sequencing.

    Ikeda, H., Beauchamp, R.L., Yoshimoto, T., Yandell, D.W.; Endocr Pathol. 1995.

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