Coast Surgical Group

786 Third Ave. Suite B

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Phone: (619) 425-0797
Fax:     (619) 425-0596

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 911

© 2016 by Coast Surgical Group.

Yifan (Tony) Yang, M.D. FACS
CURRICULUM VITAE

Place of Birth:     People's Republic of China

Nationality:          U.S. Citizen

 

EDUCATION

 

9/2000 - 6/2004   University of California, Irvine

                                Irvine, California

                                Campuswide Honors Program

                                B.S. Cum laude with Honors in Neurobiology
                       

8/2004 - 5/2008   Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

                               Division of Health Sciences and Technology

                               Boston, Massachusetts

                               M.D.

 

2/2008 - 4/2008   Pekin Union Medical College

                               Beijing, People's Republic of China

                               Visiting exchange medical student fellowship

 

LANGUAGES

 

English
Chinese (Mandarin)

PROFESSIONAL
MEMBERSHIPS

 

American College of Surgeons

(03142168)

 

2010 - present

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

 

6/2008 - 6/2009      Intern in Surgery

                                  University of California, Davis Medical Center

 

7/2009 - 06/2013   Resident in General Surgery

                                  University of California, Davis Medical Center

 

7/2011 - 6/2012     Research Resident in Trauma Surgery

                                  University of California, Davis Medical Center

 

7/2013 - 6/2014     Chief Resident in General Surgery

                                  University of California, Davis Medical Center

2010 - present

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE

 

Medical License     California Medical License #A109921; 2009 (Active)

                               DEA# FY1739917

Certifications          Advance Cardiac Life Support; 2008 - present

                               Advance Trauma Life Support; 2008 - present

                               American Board of Surgery; 2015 - present

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

2010 - 2011     UC Davis Medical student (3rd year) general surgical clerkship course                                                    Instructor

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Research Resident in Trauma Surgery (2011-2012) UC Davis Medical Center Department of Trauma Surgery, Sacramento, CA, USA. Involved in multiple clinical research projects including role of Plasmalyte in initial trauma resuscitation and use of ketorolac for treatment of rib fractures.

 

Research Assistant (2005-2008) Joslin Diabetes Center, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell biology (Harvard Medical School), MA, USA. Investigated hematopoietic stem cell fusion with skeletal muscle fibers as possible cellular treatment of muscular dystrophy.

 

Undergraduate Research Fellowship (2002-2004) Dept. of Neurobiology and Behavior (UC-Irvine), Irvine, CA, USA. Investigated neurobiology of learning and memory in Aplysia Californica, specifically role of Calcium/Calmodulin protein kinase in molecular pathway of memory formations.

 

Summer Intern (Summer 2001) Bio Applied Technologies, San Diego, CA, USA. Learned molecular biology lab technique of PCR and DNA sequencing.

 

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2000-2001) Dept. of Evolutionary Biology (UC-Irvine), Irvine, CA, USA. Studied genetics of breed Drosophilae with increase longevity due to postponed reproduction in evolutionary biology.

PUBLICATIONS

 

  • Yang Y, Young JB, Schermer CR, Utter GH (2014). Use of Ketorolac is Associated with Decreased Pneumonia Following Rib Fractures. Am J Surg 207(4): 566-72

 

  • Young JB, Utter GH, Schermer CR, Galante JM, Phan HH, Yang Y, Anderson BA, Scherer LA (2014). Saline vs. Plasma-Lyte A in Initial Resuscitation of Trauma Patients: A Randomized Trial. Ann Surg. 259(2): 255-62

 

  • Yang Y, Clark TR, Phan HH (2012). Stump Appendicitis after Childhood Incidental Appendectomy. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 47(11): e15-7

 

  • Yang Y, Batth SS, Chen M, Borys D, Phan H (2012). Enteropathy-Associated T Cell Lymphoma Presenting with Acute Abdominal Syndrome: a Case Report and Review of Literature. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 16: 1446-1449

 

  • Sang X, Zhao H, Lu X, Mao Y, Miao R, Yang H, Yang Y, Huang J, Zhong S (2010). Prediction and identification of tumor-specific noncoding RNAs from human UniGene. Medical Oncology 3: 894-898

 

  • Chen R, Zhao H, Sang X, Mao Y, Lu X, Yang Y (2008). Severe adult ileosigmoid intussusception prolapsing from the rectum: A case report. Cases Journal 1: 198

 

  • Yang, Y, Wager, A.J. (2008). Investigation into Heterotypic Cell Fusion between Muscle and Hematopoietic Cells. Graduation M.D. thesis. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology.

 

  • Yang, Y, Carew, T.J (2004). Expression and Activation of Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase IIα at Central Synapses of Aplysia Californica after Sensitization Training. Journal of Undergraduate Research in the Biological Sciences 34: 638-649.

ABSTRACT AND PRESENTATIONS

 

  • Yang, Y., Young, J.B., Utter, G.H. (2012). Use of Ketorolac is Associated with Decreased Pneumonia Following Rib Fractures. American College of Surgeons 2012 Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL. (Abstract and Oral Presentation)

 

  • Yang, Y., Reissner, K.J., and Carew, T.J. (2004).  Expression and Activation of Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase IIα at Central Synapses of Aplysia Californica after Sensitization Training.  NIMH Career Opportunity in Research Conference, Bethesda, MD.  (Abstract and Oral Presentation)

 

  • Yang, Y., Reissner, K.J., and Carew, T.J. (2004).  Expression and Activation of Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase IIα at Central Synapses of Aplysia Californica after Sensitization Training. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, San Diego, CA.  (Abstract and Oral Presentation)

GRAND ROUND PRESENTATIONS

Benign Anal Rectal Disease: Shedding Light where the Sun Don’t Shine

UC Davis Medical Center, 4/29/2014

CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSES

 

10/2011      Association for Academic Surgery: 22nd Annual Fundamentals of Surgical                                Research Course (San Francisco, CA)

 

10/2011      Association for Academic Surgery: 7th Annual Career Development Course                             (San Francisco, CA)                 

 

11/2011     Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons: Advanced                               Laparoscopic Colectomy Workshop (Houston, TX)

 

3/2012       Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery 2012 (Las Vegas, NV)

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

Phi Beta Kappa; Campuswide Honors Program; Honor in Biological Sciences; Excellence in Research; Honors Research Program in Neuroscience an National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) COR program; Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program 2002 grant recipient; Dean’s List(s).

PERSONAL

Enjoys distance running, international travel, hiking, swimming, and playing with my daughter and my dogs.

REFERENCES

 

Available upon request.