Laurice Yang

Movement disorders specialist

4.9 out of 5
311 Patient Ratings
146 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Movement Disorders Center

Professional Education

  • Residency: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Registrar (2013) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2013)
  • Medical Education: University of Vermont College of Medicine (2009) VT
  • Fellowship: University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine CA
  • Internship: Loma Linda University - School of Medicine CA

Administrative Appointments

  • Assistant Medical Director, Department of Neurology, Stanford Neuroscience Healthcare Center (2019 - Present)
  • Associate Physician Improvement Leader for Department of Neurology, Stanford University (2017 - Present)
  • Co-Director, Advanced Clinical Skills, Stanford School of Medicine (2018 - Present)
  • Director, Movement Disorder Fellowship, Stanford University (2018 - Present)
  • Physician Director, CELT Program, Stanford Healthcare (2019 - Present)
  • Physician Director, RITE program, Stanford Healthcare (2019 - 2019)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

Excellent physician & very helpful/friendly.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

All went well.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

Dr. Yang is very good and friendly.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

The care and time Dr. Yang exhibits could not be any better. Dr. Yang is superb!

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

best doctor I have ever had.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang asked a lot of questions to understand my condition. She answered all my questions in detail. I feel confident that she has a good plan to help me. She is a very nice person.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang is great. Very personable attentive, and flexible to work with patient's unique situation/needs.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

The doctor is an excellent physician! She made me feel comfortable, was very knowledgeable, and understood the issues I am having with essential tremor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang is the best! I love the way the deals with me, informs me of the latest research, and works with me to treat my Parkinson's. I am extremely pleased with her professionalism and friendliness.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang has exceed what I far expected her to do.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Dr. Yang is an excellent neurologist.

SHC Patient, Nov 2019

Dr Yang was excellent! She was extremely patient and spent an incredible amount of time answering myriad questions!

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4.9 out of 5
311 Patient Ratings
146 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

Excellent physician & very helpful/friendly.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

All went well.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

Dr. Yang is very good and friendly.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

The care and time Dr. Yang exhibits could not be any better. Dr. Yang is superb!

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

best doctor I have ever had.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang asked a lot of questions to understand my condition. She answered all my questions in detail. I feel confident that she has a good plan to help me. She is a very nice person.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang is great. Very personable attentive, and flexible to work with patient's unique situation/needs.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

The doctor is an excellent physician! She made me feel comfortable, was very knowledgeable, and understood the issues I am having with essential tremor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang is the best! I love the way the deals with me, informs me of the latest research, and works with me to treat my Parkinson's. I am extremely pleased with her professionalism and friendliness.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Yang has exceed what I far expected her to do.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Dr. Yang is an excellent neurologist.

SHC Patient, Nov 2019

Dr Yang was excellent! She was extremely patient and spent an incredible amount of time answering myriad questions!

SHC Patient, Nov 2019

great service

SHC Patient, Nov 2019

The care provider did a great job responding to my questions and concerns and making sure I understood how and why I was switching medicines.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Dr. Yang is well prepared, focused, compassionate, and confident. I always appreciate the time she spends with me to clarify the health issues I am dealing with.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Excellent care!

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

Very nice doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

We were pleased and impressed by all aspects of the care

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

simply put, I can not say enough good things about the care provider and her caring manner

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr. Yang is extremely knowledgeable, compassionate, friendly, positive, fun to meet with.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

We have recommended Dr. Yang & the Neuroscience Movement Disorders Clinic to several people.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Dr. Yang does a great job explaining in detail the results of my exam I receive quality time; and we have excellent discussions and I am more aware of my symptoms and disorder.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

Although my provider is my dr., I think of her kindness and our laughter when we work together to provide, my best care. She's like a solo cheer team!

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Yang is an excellent care giver who has a very positive approach to medical care.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

Everyone we meet at Stanford are wonderful.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr Yang is very knowledgeable about DBS programming, she is kind, courteous caring and careful. I am very happy that she is my neurologist.

SHC Patient, May 2019

she was very personable, pleasant, and yet very professional... I was apprehensive and nervous being on this side of the care spectrum as I'm a care giver myself but I felt so at ease with the Dr. this was an unhurried consult and I was able to get the answers I needed coming here. Wish all doctors were like her.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Yang is an excellent physician, and very engaging with patients. I like her follow-up on each of my problem areas at every visit, and summary with written notes of our plan at the end of each visit.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

dr yang has always been awesome

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Yang is excellent. She spent as much time with me as was necessary and I never felt rushed. She radiates confidence.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Yang is exceptional -I could not ask for a more professional, caring, knowledgeable doctor. I live 2-5 hours from the clinic depending on traffic, so it is with a heavy heart that I am transferring to care closer to my home.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

excellent care provider.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Yang is very caring and kind, very good at explaining the procedure and listening to concerns. The procedure went off very well. Dr. Yang performed the injections wonderfully, without any pain, friendly and professionally. You couldn't find a...

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Laurice Yang is awesome. She always evaluates my condition, and will schedule appointments with clinics when needed. She also called me on a Sunday to follow up. She always provides excellent service.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Excellent!

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Yang was excellent.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Yang is very empathetic, knowledgeable & friendly. She seems truly concerned about my issues.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

We were concerned when we lost Dr. Lising as a provider, but Dr. Yang was an unexpected pleasure to meet and spend time with.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Excellent doctor and service provided with high confidence!

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Dr. Yang was wonderful. She was very kind and patiently explained the botox injections and possible side effects. The assistants were very helpful and efficient too.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

& we have recommended Stanford Neuroscience Center & Dr. Yang to several people.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr yang is excellent. very bright and personable. recommend most highly.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Yang cares tremendously for her patients, but if you don't fit a standard text book case she definitely has some challenges.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Yang asked about my wellbeing & new developments - and listened w/o doing a secondary task - She address my question about medication side effects - took time to look on line for the options - We made the decision together w/o pressure - She called on the phone to check in after the visit - Amazing are.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Dr Yang is awesome. she really cares about me and takes quality time.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Dr. Yang is smart & delightful. I think she could grow in terms of sensitivity/packaging of information.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Excellent physician.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Very good

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

only good experiences

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

I really like the service here.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Can't say enough about the care provided so glad we changed neurologists!

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Love Dr. Yang.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Yang is fantastic. Very skilled, patient and spent considerable time with me.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Yang never makes you feel any question is a bother.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Laurice Yang is awesome and takes time to open a dialogue and understand current issues, changes from the last appointment and always thinking out of the box for solutions.

SHC Patient, May 2018

All great!

SHC Patient, May 2018

Please keep Dr. Yang on staff - we are not happy with staff changes!

SHC Patient, May 2018

Very good.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Laurice Yang is the best doctor I've ever had.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Yang is excellent in every way.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Provider meant well. But trivializing and laughing at my concerns, is not helpful. It's painful.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

excellent doctor and services!

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

The doctor was tremendously knowledgeable & fabulous patient concern.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

I am very happy with Stanford

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Excellent doctor in Dr.Laurice Yang

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Great.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

I love Dr. Yang! She is smart, kind, patient, caring, thorough and she really takes the time to listen to me and answer all of my questions.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr was awesome. we spent 30 minutes together and she stayed on point so we had extra time to review info about a new prescription

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Yang is an exceptional doctor with an extraordinary empathy for the patient. She is very bright, engaging, warm and friendly. She is outstanding.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Young graciously reviewed the issue & the long term use of the meds - She never acted as if she was too busy to repeat - feels like a conversation with a concerned friend.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

I had good experience w care provider. she is sharp, efficient yet thorough and caring.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Yang an expert in the speciality.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

highly satisfied

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

She was sharp to the point I made me feel listened to.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr Laurice Yang is always professional and explains my diagnosis in terms I can understand. She is very caring and of course extremely knowledgeable

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Yang is amazingly skilled in DBS programming. No one else has been able to provide her expertise.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr Laurice Yang is awesome. she always makes me feel comfortable. she is very detailed concerning my symptoms and asks very good questions to better understand my daiily living

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

I trust Dr. Yang 100%. She is such a caring person. Medical profession needs more like her. I come from OK to Stanford so I can keep her as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

I had complete confidence in Dr. Yang.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

As always, my sincere thanks for your professional, loving care.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Very happy with my care and more than happy with Stanford's service. Extremely professional, excellent care from top to bottom, a wonderful experience.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

I feel fortunate to have Dr. Yang as my physician.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Yang always has suggestions for easing the inconveniences of Parkinsons.

SHC Patient, May 2017

my appt was just before the holiday weekend and Dr. Yang followed up with me on the holiday to see how I was doing! Very impressed!

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Yang is exceptional in her listening and responsiveness to the patients concerns. she rescheduled on alternative Rx that has been effective in the patients quality of life.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Excellent.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Really appreciated the genuine concern she showed for what I was experiencing with my condition. And also appreciated her options/recommendations for possible treatments (which I haven't had with my previous neurologist.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

dr yang is awesome ... my favorite doctor

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Very easy to talk with. Stanford is lucky to have her on staff. You get the time you need!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Yang has been a wonderful care provider for me, I think she understands, my concerns, & yet continues to be that excellent doctor me.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Good experience with Dr. Yang & Dr. Elena Cull.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Yang was amazingly thorough, yet I never felt rushed. She seemed to think of every pertinent detail. I feel like I could not have been given better care and am happy about her plans for further thorough evaluation of my problem.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr Yang is always very friendly with a contagious smile. in every appointment we review all my meds to see if I need refills. also based on my work disability management requirements Dr Yang always completes my forms in a timely manner. She always asks me a lot of questions and make suggestions to help me through my illness. every time I meet her I always learn something new and she is so patient with me. she will often call me when she has questions and always responds to my health emails. she is very professional and really cares about her patients.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Yang is awesome. My favorite doctor. Very helpful and patient-centric.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Excellent - Dr. Laurice Tonia Yang, I'm very pleased with her treatment.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr Yang is fantastic. She genuinely cares about me and is very generous with her time. Any patient would be lucky to have Dr. yang not only as a doctor, but as a friend as well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Yang is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Yang is a wonderful physician and has helped me more than any specialist has in the past.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Doctor really does not listen to me. Seems to have an agenda and proceeds with that. She either does not understand my concerns or brushes them off.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr. Yang is a wonderful example of A stellar provider!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr, Yang took time, explained things well, and even followed up with a phone call after visit.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

dr yang, dr call, and veronica are all great ... very thankful to have them as my provider

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Yang is one of best patient friendly doctor I have ever met, caring, professionalism, and ability to communicate effectively. I am very impressed.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Yang talked to me not down I was very pleased she invited my son into the discusson and answered his concerns as well.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr Yang is an excellent doctor who shows concern in everything she does for her patients.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr Laurice Yang is a very good doctor. She takes a personal interest in me and my case. she's called me at home on Sunday night! she calls just to see how I'm doing. wow! That's a GOOD doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Excellent experience!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

the best neurologist visit I have ever had.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

provider is excellent. she explains the technical aspects and can translate so I can understand. she also shows concern and patience with my questions and required paperwork for my disability benefits.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr Yang is a very patient and caring doctor. My wife and I always feel like she is family and we can ask her anything and get an informed and respectful answer. She is why we keep coming back.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr Yang gives thorough explanations. she references her colleagues as part of research- her skill is amazing

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

good

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Yang is a phenomenal physician. She was extremely knowledgeable about my condition and made sure that I understood everything that she was telling me. I feel very fortunate to be in her care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

I love and respect Dr. Laurice Yang. Very caring I completely trust her.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

she was very good

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Extremely satisfied with Dr. Yang's service and friendliness. Make me feel ease and relax during the procedure.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I feel that Dr. Yang has prevented me with excellent care and that she is a very fine doctor. I would highly recommend her to others.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

My doctor is very professional, highly motivated and extremely intelligent. She is very well read on the literature and current studies relating to my condition.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

i really like dr yang ... she is great

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Very good first visit. Lots of time spent.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Yang is extremely thorough. She explained the treatment and what I could expect in detail. She is personable and carong.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

I feel very fortunate to have found someone that actually knows what I am dealing with and seems to truly want to help me.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

good

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

this care provider was very good about giving feed back from tests she had me take earlier. There was a problem reaching her on My Health site. I guess there were technical problems with the site. Once. everyone realized the problem, the care giver (Doctor) called and set up an appointment to go over test results and what she wanted to me to do next.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

my personal experience with Dr. Yang has been outstanding. Dr. Yang is committed in providing me with excellent care. Dr. Yang makes sure that I understand how to operate my personal DBS Patient Programmer. Dr. Yang takes the time to ensure that I understand all that is happening to me. Upon leaving my appointment with Dr. Yang I feel very confident that I received the best care from Dr. Yang.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr Yang provides a level of care that is unequaled in my experience with neurologists. She is very caring and conscientious.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

dr yang is the best ... probably the best doctor i have had over the last 2 years when i saw close to 20 different doctors regarding my condition ... i feel lucky and blessed to have found dr yang ... i hope she can help me moving forward !

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Whole process from setting appointments to navigating through the office for registration was done well and efficiently. One thing I might suggest is to have a chair or two at the registration tables. Some of us with Parkinson's experience periotic severe fatigue from time to time and a place to set during the registration process would be great!

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr Yang is second to none. She is an outstanding example of compassionate care.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Yang shows a genuine interest in my health and helping me to feel better.I couldn't ask for better care. She is very knowledgeable and takes her time to answer all my questions and make me comfortable.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Doctor Yang was great and I felt well cared for.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Yang was great.

SHC Patient, May 2016

I really like Dr. Yang.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Excellent responses regarding my concerns.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

dr laurice yang is awesome in every way!!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

My provider is Dr. Laurice Yang. She is excellent, always responding very promptly to any questions I have.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Yang is awesome - has even call me on weekends to follow up with me. I'm very appreciative for that.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

The Doctor was very helpful

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Yang was very patient, listened well, followed up with additional advice and medication after the visit. Very helpful. Exceptional care and cautious increase in medication dosage which is valued!!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I have been looking for this level of care for over a year--it gives peace of mind while trying to get all the pieces in place to manage the specific issue--Dr. Yang actually called twice to give information and ask for my opinion--this is the way health care should be.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Very thorough, friendly and great communication.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

DR. Yang is great at her job!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Great at explaining things.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Yang is willing to try various programing in my DBS and was thoroughly aware of my case prior to entering the room for the first time. She is very knowledgeable in DBS programs.