Eugene Yang, MD, MS, FACC
Clinical Professor
Medicine
Medical Director, UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center
Carl and Renée Behnke Endowed Professorship for Asian Health
Co-director, UW Medicine Cardiovascular Wellness and Prevention Program
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center, UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Yang is medical director of the UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center and a UW professor of medicine. He has particular expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension and lipid disorders. He is especially interested in the primary and secondary prevention of heart disease through aggressive risk-factor modification and lifestyle change. He also conducts research on new cholesterol-lowering therapies and appropriate treatment options for patients with coronary artery disease. 

Dr. Yang received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowships in cardiovascular disease and advanced cardiac imaging at Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty at UW Medicine, he was a clinical instructor and physician-scientist at Stanford. 

Dr. Yang has been on the faculty at UW Medicine since 2007 and is actively involved with the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Yang's personal interests include food, wine, golf, travel, and watching soccer.

Education & Training: 
Advanced Fellowship in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
2005
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
2004
Internship and Residency, Department of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
2000
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
1997
MS
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
1992
BS
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
1990
Honors: 
Outstanding Academic Advising Team, Stanford University
2003
Edwin G. Alderman Award, Basic Research Excellence, Stanford University
2002
NIH Individual National Research Service Award, Stanford University
2000-2002
Franklin G. Ebaugh Award, Research Excellence, Stanford University
2000
National Science Foundation Fellowship
1990-1992
Phi Beta Kappa
1990
National Merit Scholar
1986