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Yarah Haidar, M.D.

Yarah Haidar M.D.

Assistant Professor
Residency Program Director

Medical Services:

  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Services
  • Head and Neck Cancer Services
  • Skull Base Surgery Services


  • English
  • Arabic


UCI Medical Center- Orange

101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2, Bldg. 30A
Orange, CA 92868

Phone: 714-406-3021

Fax: 855-854-5414

UCI Otolaryngology- Irvine

250 E. Yale Loop, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92604

Fax: (949) 225-6303

Professional Positions:

  • Assistant Professor — Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member — American Head and Neck Society
  • Member — Triological Society 

Dr. Yarah Haidar is a board certified UCI Health head and neck surgeon who specializes in the surgical treatment of head and neck cancers, robot-assisted and microvascular surgery, minimally invasive thyroid/parathyroid surgery, the surgical treatment of salivary gland disease and skull base surgery.

She has a specific interest in the minimally invasive treatment of oropharyngeal cancers and improving head and neck cancer patients’ quality of life.

Haidar earned her medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine. She completed a residency in head and neck surgery at UCI Medical Center and a fellowship in head and neck cancer surgery and microvascular reconstruction at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Haidar has a strong interest in clinical research and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters on head and neck surgery. She also has an interest in peer education and has made presentations at national meetings, where she has earned multiple research awards. In addition, she enjoys helping medical students and residents advance in their clinical and research endeavors.