Dr. Michael Yao - McKinney Medical Village

About Dr. Yao

Dr. Michael Yao has over 29 years of medical experience. He has spent much of his career teaching medicine to medical students and residents.

The landscape of medicine is constantly changing. Dr. Yao believes that helping patients keep up with the latest developments is important for them to take charge of their health. He believes that physicians should focus on communication and transparency with their patients about their health concerns.

His advice to patients is to “never give up; always focus on moving forward with your health goals.” Dr. Yao urges his patients to never be afraid to ask questions. He strongly recommends patients see a physician with whom they are comfortable with; so each patient has a level of trust that allows them to be completely open about their health.

How Dr. Yao practices whole-person wellness

Dr. Yao and his wife, Amy, reside in Frisco, TX. They have two children, Carolyn and Justin. Their family regularly practices activities that involve cardio and weight training. Other activities Dr. Yao enjoys are drawing, reading, watching movies, and studying Classical and Biblical Greek.


M.D., Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Dr. Yao completed his residency at Forbes Health System in Monroe, PA.


Board-certified in both Family Medicine and Geriatrics

Care team

Dr. Yao works hand in hand with Nurse Practitioner Alexa Gross. He also works closely with team members at his care station, including Dr. Che and Dr. Wang.

Learn more about how your care team works together here.


Dr. Yao sees patients at McKinney Medical Village. To schedule an appointment, please text (469) 382-3717 or click below.

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"Dr. Yao is great! He's friendly, thoughtful, intelligent and he really cares. "


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"Easy To Talk To."



"My husband and I began seeing Dr. Yao in May. We have been impressed with his knowledge and patient centered holistic approach to our medical care. He listens and is compassionate. He is an amazing physician and are thrilled we were referred to him."



"Took so much time to fully understand what I was saying, and worded things in a helpful way. Worked with me from the beginning to the end very consistently. Highly recommended!"



"Just had a visit with Dr. Yao. He is very kind and caring. Asked many questions and listened to my questions as well. Just switched my primary physician and decided to go with Dr. Yao from now on."



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