Haig Yenikomshian, M.D.

Integrated Resident


Hometown: Los Gatos, CA

College: Northwestern University

Medical School: University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Hobbies: Travel, restaurants, family/friends

E-mail: Haig.yenikomshian@med.usc.edu


Dr. Yenikomshian grew up in sunny Los Gatos, California. He attended undergrad at Northwestern University where he majored in European History and Biology. He then came back to California where he attended the Keck School of Medicine at USC. He continued on to stay for residency. His interests in plastic surgery include reconstruction and burn surgery. Haig is also devoted to resident and medical student education and would like to pursue an academic career in the future.

In his free time he enjoys traveling, discovering new restaurants in Los Angeles, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.


  • American Medical Association Education and Research Foundation Fund Clinical Award (2011)
  • Graduate with Highest Distinction, USC Keck School of Medicine (2011)
  • Order of Arete of USC: Student Recognition Award (2011)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society (2010)
  • Dean’s List, Year I-IV, USC Keck School of Medicine (2008-2011)


  1. Yenikomshian H, Cohen M, Kulber, David A Novel use of meniscus for small joint reconstruction of the hand. Oral Presentation at the combined meeting of ASSH and JSSH 3/29-4/1/15
  2. Yenikomshian H, Reiss M, Nabavian R, Garner W. Gastric feedings effectively prophylax against upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in burn patients. Journal of Burn Care and Research. Accepted, pending publication date.
  3. Yenikomshian H, Reiss M, Nabavian R, Garner W. Pneumonia in burn centers: patterns and prevention. In preparation.
  4. Yenikomshian HA, Kushida CA, Friedman LF, Hernandez B, Yesavage JA. Comparison between actigraphy and sleep diaries in elderly insomnia patients undergoing long-term light therapy. Sleep, 29(Suppl): A260, 2006.
  5. Kushida CA, Nolan K, Yenikomshian HA, Cardell C, Tekwani S, Patil T, Gianotti A, Evans J, Hyde PR, Dement WC. Effects of low-dose acetazolamide on sleep and sleep-disordered breathing during a controlled trial at high altitude. Sleep, 28(Suppl):A36, 2005.