George Yang

General surgeon

Associate Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Professional Education

  • Medical Education: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1994) IL
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2001) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1995) CA
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2002)
  • BA, Northwestern University, biological sciences (1985)
  • MD, Northwestern Univ Med School, medicine (1994)
  • PhD, Univ of Illinois Coll of Med, molecular genetics (1993)

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American Surgical Association (2013-present)
  • President, Society of University Surgeons (2012-2013)
  • Chair, Publications Committee, Society of University Surgeons (2008-2010)
  • Faculty Scholarship, Robert L and Mary Ellenburg Foundation (2008-2011)
  • Wound Care Management Award, American College of Surgeons (2008-2010)
  • Faculty Research Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2002-2004)
  • Resident Research Scholarship, American College of Surgeons (1996-1998)

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