Dr. F. Kyle Yip


KY Headshot-1Dr. Yip is a lifelong native of Southern California and completed an extensive education at UCLA and USC. He received his bachelor’s degree in Psychobiology at UCLA in 2003, and continued at the UCLA School of Dentistry to earn a master’s degree in oral biology and oral cancer research in 2007. During this time, Dr. Yip developed an interest in oral disease and reconstruction, ultimately leading to his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Yip earned his dental degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2010, and was subsequently admitted to the competitive oral and maxillofacial surgery residency program at USC. He then earned his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at USC in 2013, and completed an internship in general surgery in 2014 at LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr. Yip completed his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at USC in 2016 with extensive exposure to maxillofacial trauma, pathology, and reconstruction, orthognathic (corrective) jaw surgery, dentoalveolar surgery, and dental implants. During his training, Dr. Yip also authored several abstracts, chapters, and publications.

Dr. Yip is excited to join Drs. Donlevy and Estess in serving the West L.A. and South Bay communities. His interests include photography, golf, and travel with his wife.



Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral and Facial Surgeons of California (Formerly California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons)
  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association
  • Western Los Angeles Dental Society
  • Southern California Orofacial Academy
  • USC/Ostrow Dental Alumni Association
  • UCLA School of Dentistry Alumni Association

Board Certification

  • Candidate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


  • California Dental License
  • California Medical License
  • California General Anesthesia Permit
  • Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS/ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Hospital Staff Affiliations

  • St. John’s Medical Center, Santa Monica CA
  • Providence Little Company of Mary Health Center, Torrance CA