Dr. Stephen Yang graduated from Duke University in 1980 and finished the courses of the Medical College of Virginia fours years later. Dr. Yang completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center and his fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Stephen Yang currently holds the position of surgery and oncology professor at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, with a main focus on research for mesothelioma. Board certified in general and thoracic surgery, Dr. Yang has a wealth of expertise in this type of cancer, with many honors to his name purely for the research conducted over the years.
Duke University - 1980
Medical College of Virginia - 1984
University of Texas Health Science Center
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Systemic therapy, clinical outcomes, and overall survival in locally advanced or metastatic pulmonary carcinoid: a brief report.
Forde, P. M.,Hooker, C. M.,Boikos, S. A.,Petrini, I.,Giaccone, G.,Rudin, C. M.,Yang, S. C.,Illei, P. B.,Hann, C. L.,Ettinger,See more >>
Robotic Thymectomy for Thymic Neoplasms.
Schwartz, G. S.,Yang, S. C.; Thorac Surg Clin.See more >>
Online learning in thoracic surgical training: promising results of multi-institutional pilot study.
Antonoff, M. B.,Verrier, E. D.,Yang, S. C.,Lin, J.,DeArmond, D. T.,Allen, M. S.,Varghese, T. K.,Sengewald, D.,Vaporciyan, A. A.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.See more >>
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Surgeons
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Verified Patient ReviewsRate This Doctor
April 29, 2014
by Marc F.
“He is very experienced speaks directly to you and has a qualified staff. There were some small complications with the surgery but lesser than the list of complication he presented me before the surgery. He is such a great surgeon, I am lucky to have found him. John Hopkins intensive care was amazing and the hospital stay had great staff. The house keeping staff carefully cleaned every handle twice a day. I have no words to describe the great job that everyone does there.”
June 05, 2012
by Phyllis S.
“Thanks to Dr. Yang my mother managed to escape cancer and is now enjoying her life. We came all the way from New England so that Dr. Yang will perform her lung cancer surgery. Dr. Yang has a long experience in surgery on seniors with cancer. After being told by several physicians that she was too old to have a surgery, we got in contact with Dr. Yang who performed a successful surgery. Not only that he is a talented surgeon but he is also a great person. I recommend him to anyone who faces lung or esophageal cancer.”
February 09, 2012
by Mary L.
“Dr. Yang did a very difficult surgery, some would say impossible, but he made me cancer free. Dr. Yang and his whole team are the best! ”
June 20, 2011
by John C.
“I am a lucky guy because Dr. Yang performed my esophagectomy! He has an incredible expertise. I highly recommend Dr. Yang for any type of thoracic surgery. ”
March 12, 2010
by Billy W.
“Dr Yang removed an “inoperable” lung tumor. My wife and I were so satisfied of how everything went that we could not think of a better experience than this one. ”