Biography


Dr. Yeung is a highly experienced, world-renowned interventional cardiologist and cardiologist. He has board certification in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine. He completed fellowship training in cardiology.

He is the Stanford University School of Medicine Li Ka Shing Professor in Cardiology. He is the past chief of the Stanford Medicine Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.

Dr. Yeung provides care for the complete range of cardiovascular conditions such as coronary artery disease and heart valve disease. He performs treatment procedures including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), cardiac catheterization, and balloon valvuloplasty.

He has conducted numerous research studies as a principal investigator or co-investigator. He has researched the placement of aortic transcatheter valves, use of a novel device to improve ventricular compliance, use of a vascular scaffold to treat coronary artery lesions, and other advances in techniques and technology. He has received grants supporting his research from industry leaders as well as from the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Yeung has published his research findings in more than 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the American Heart Journal, International Journal of Cardiology, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Intervention. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

He is a reviewer for the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Journal of Vascular Medicine and Biology, Circulation, New England Journal of Medicine, and Lancet. He was an editor-in-chief of the book Interventional Cardiology and has contributed chapters to many textbooks.

Dr. Yeung plays an integral role in training the interventional cardiologists of the future. He has served as chairman of the board of the Internal Medicine Interventional Board Committee.

He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He has made invited presentations to his peers worldwide at meetings of the American College of Cardiology, Joint Interventional Meeting, Cardiac Intervention Today, and others.

Dr. Yeung holds patents for innovations in cardiac care. His inventions focus on novel solutions in medication delivery to treat arterial sclerosis and vascular injury.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (1990) MA
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital (1987) MA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (1989)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1987)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology (2000)
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital (1985) MA
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1984) MA

Honors & Awards
  • Li Ka Shing Professor, Stanford University (2008)

Administrative Appointments
  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular Health, Stanford Medicine (2011 - Present)
  • Senior Medical Director, International Medical Service, Stanford Medicine (2016 - Present)

Publications

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Practice Locations


Interventional Cardiology Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, Clinic A31

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-2621

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(133 reviews)

Excellent doctor
He's excellent on my care and answering all my questions, even with his own Covid 19 condition. Hope that he'll recover soon.
I WILL RECOMMEND THIS PROVIDER TO OTHERS.
Dr. Young is excellent cardiologist and feel lucky to be under his care. Already have recommended to five individuals including family members.
extremely helpful & excellent communicator
Doctor Yeung is excellent technically and in his ability to explain clearly all information.
Dr. Yeung has been my cardiologist for the last 27 years! He saved my life when I had a heart attack and with his help I have been very healthy for the last 27 years. He is wonderful!
Alan Yeung has always been responsive and excellent explaining all issues and procedures. He is highly skilled and tenacious. He has my total trust and confidence.
Very attentive
Best doctor
very good
Easy to talk to and explained the procedure easy to understand.
Dr Yeung is a excellent doctor and a real gentleman.
He has vast knowledge and experience
Great doctor, great session.
Dr. Yeung is excellent!
Excellent service from the whole cardiology clinic team
Dr Yeung is excellent in every respect. Together with tremendous medical and communication skills, I am lucky to have found him.
Dr. Alan Yeung is an excellent physician. Without his excellent care I would probably not still be alive.
Dr Yeung explained my condition in very detailed manner which helped me to understand my heart condition. He is very helpful.
He is an excellent doctor.
Covid has made you more efficient and made me more appreciative
caring and patient
Dr. Yeung performed a balloon angioplasty on me in 1995 and saved my life. I have been leading a healthy and normal life since then. He is just excellent.
Excellent. Couldn't have been better.
Dr. Alan Yeung has been my most trusted doctor for twenty-three years, just as he was most trusted doctor for my husband for that long. His knowledge, skill, attention and personal commitment are excellent.
Dr. Alan Yeung is a very good heart specialist.
I have always had a good experience with doctors at Stanford
Dr. Yeung is dialled in. He is gracious and charming to boot.
Friendly and responsive
He is great. :-)
Dr. Dalman and his staff provides excellent care and discuss details with patient
Excellent care and treatment.
Good doctrt
Kind, excellent communicator, knowledgeable, a pleasure.
Excellent care as always!
Appreciate and thanks for going over and explain the lab results to me and plan for new additional medication to to keep my health under control.
Dr. Yeung answers all my questions and he gave advices to my need.
Alan Yeung is professional, courteous, kind, caring and informative. I very much appreciate him!
He provided excellent attention to my medical condition.
A few years back Dr. Yeung saved my life. I owe him something that I cannot give him. As a result I’m now a better person having a second chance to live my life for others rather than just for myself. We ‘all’’ need to see ourselves this way. The world just might be a much better place.
very good
Have recently recommended him.
Dr. Yeung has been my cardiologist for 12 years. Without his skills, I would not be alive.
As usual, he is an excellent doctor, asking incisive questions and provide helpful medical advices on maintaining or improving our overall health.
I always appreciate Dr. Yeung's care and he addresses the issues I raise with him.
Dr. Yeung is the best, saved my life 26 years ago and follows with detailed care.
Maybe he doesn’t need to use a mask for video at this point.
Listens carefully and empahically
Outstanding physician
Dr. Yeung is the best!
The best audiologist!!
Wonderful.
Dr. Yuen is excellent!
I have been a patient since 2002 and any questions or concerns he Dr. Yuen has insured I understand what I need to do.
All staff cordial, attentive, gracious, understanding.
Excellent.
Couldn't ask for a better experience with Sheila or Dr. Yeung.
Love this doctor. Professional, smart, friendly and caring.
Always a pleasure.
Dr. Yeung is the best!
I am very happy with the care I received.
Dr. Yeung is superb
caring, thorough provider
good
Dr. Yeung is the best.
Dr. Yuen treat my heart >15 yrs. save my life and periodic follow up. I am very thanks.
All the care providers very good.
Dr. Yuen listened to me with care and attention and offered clear explanations to my questions.
dr young is great
Dr. Alan Yeung continues to be the physician all of my family trusts for skill, expertise, experience, professional insight, communication and care. Over 22 years, my late husband, my son, and I have relied upon him and been grateful to him.
Competent and confident--commands attention.
Very good.
Great.
spectacular doctor
Every time I have seen Dr Yeung and his associates they have been very friendly and listened to anything I had to say about my condition.
The doctor answered all our questions.
Dr. Yeung is an outstanding physician!
I feel very fortunate to receive such high quality health care.
Excellent experience with Dr. Yeung & staff A+.
I have been with Dr. Alan Yeung for over ten years and the care and explanation and response to questions and changes have been excellant.
Extreme confidence in provider!
Care provider excellent communicator.
As physiologist, we have been very confident with Dr. Yuen in handling our health care through the years.
Dr. Yeung was extremely helpful explaining my condition in terms that I understand. He showed great concerns to my heart problems & recommended clear solution.
Great.
Dr. Yeung is great. We were also seen by his assistant. Great doctor also.
Very good.
All good experiences.
Would like somewhat more "info" as to pre - & after procedure care & medications, as specially to out-of-area patients.
dr yeung is terrific
good
I am extremely confident and grateful to my care provider!
Providers all good.
always good. dr. yeung is always interested and inspires confidence.
Dr. Yeung and staff are great. When traffic delayed me, they accommodated when I arrived.
Dr Alan Yeung is an excellent care provider.
I have been coming to Stanford Cardiology for over 15 years and the care and discussions I have had with my provider is better now than the beginning. That is because I also have learned more about me and what to ask
Dr. Yeung listened well and clearly explained my condition to me. His diagnosis was accurate and medicine he gave me made me feel better and better. Nurse Michelle was very responsive and answered all my question and passed the info to Dr. Yeung. Together, they provided excellent care for me.
Care offered by all specialty areas is excellent.
I"m very grateful to Dr. Yeung. He saved my life. He's a truly outstanding cardiologist. He must be a genius to perform the operation on me - takes a lot of skill and dedication. He's very dedicated.
Dr. Yeung is just the BEST!
Dr. Yeung is the greatest. I have been a patient of his since he first arrived at Stanford to replace Dr. Staplus.
Spoke in Cantonese and made my mother at ease. Dr. Yuen gave us all the time necessary.
Dr. Alan Ching-Yeun is outstanding.
The doctor provided excellent care.
very good+++
The team is outstanding
Excellent professional medical care
Excellent physician - Very caring - Explains things so you can understand.
Dr. Yuen has always gave me his professional advise to my questions.
Very good experience with (Stanford Health Care).
Dr. Yeung was very abrupt & rude towards the end of 15 minutes of the appointment time. He is not a very patient listener extremely & got up suddenly when questions were still being addressed.
Only gave 5 min. time as the test he recommended was not done he did not want to waste his time understanding why it was not done or the worries and concerns my father had for not doing the test. Very impatient physician.
Dr. Yuen is very knowledgeable & knows my health condition. He is humble and personable even though he is very busy to oversee 1 of the largest and best known Cardiology Department at Stanford.
I only wish that I had the opportunity to let all concerned at Stanford clinic what a remarkable,caring physician Dr. Alan Yeung is.
So very pleased w/the services & medical care I get from my doctor and his great staff.
Excellent provider.
our confidence with Dr. Yeung is way above a 5. we have been through some difficult medical decisions with him since 2002 and would not want anyone but him.
All were outstanding.
Thanks God for Dr. Yeung, his the best dr can any patient ask for.
Please see prior comments written in the survey for Dr. Yeung.
Good.
Dr. Yeung is an excellent doctor and a nice guy!
Experience positive/good.
The care provider called on Sunday to talk to my wife about the operation when she raised the concern through the email. This is the best treatment I ever got from any physician. Great responsibility and dedication in his work and great care to his patient.
great doctors ( Drs. Yeung and Swartz)
Very good.
Good.
Complete satisfaction.
Dr. Yeung is awesome!
Dr. Yeung & Lindsay are the best.
Alan Yeung is a great doctor (and a great person).

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