Dr. Yang specializes in providing urologic care for infants and children. Her practice involves the diagnosis and treatment of prenatal and congenital hydronephrosis, undescended testicles, hydroceles, hernias, neurogenic bladder, urinary infections and vesico-ureteral reflux. Dr. Yang’s expertise also includes complex genitourinary reconstructions including hypospadias repair and management of disorders of sex development.
M.D., University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2002
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998
B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998
The New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College of Cornell, New York, New York, 2008
UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 2010
American Board of Urology,
American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Urology
American Urological Association
Society of Women in Urology
Honors and Awards
John Coleman Resident Teaching Award, 2007
Clinical Research Prize Finalist, American Academy of Pediatrics – Society of Pediatric Urology, 2006
Alpha Omega Alpha, Member, 2001
Select Recent Publications
Blaschko SD, Yang JH, Baskin LS, Deng DY. Combined method of bladder neck closure and concomitant augmentation cystoplasty in the setting of refractory urinary incontinence. Urology. 2012 Apr;79(4):955-7. Epub 2012 Feb 18.
Rodriguez E Jr, Weiss DA, Yang JH, Menshenina J, Ferretti M, Cunha TJ, Barcellos D, Chan LY, Risbridger G, Cunha GR, Baskin LS. New insights on the morphology of adult mouse penis. Biol Reprod. 2011 Dec;85(6):1216-21. Epub 2011 Sep 14.
Yang JH, Menshenina J, Cunha GR, Place N, Baskin LS. Morphology of mouse external genitalia: implications for a role of estrogen in sexual dimorphism of the mouse genital tubercle. J Urol. 2010 Oct;184(4 Suppl):1604-9. Epub 2010 Aug 21.
Yang JH, Baskin LS, DiSandro M. Gender identity in disorders of sex development: review article. Urology 75(1): 153-9,2010.
Yang JH, Mitchell K, Poppas DP. Case report of granular cell tumor of the glans penis in a 9 year old male. Urology 71(3):546e1-2, 2008.
Yang JH, Poppas DP. Nerve sparing reduction clitoroplasty: analysis of clitoral sensitivity and viability. Journal of Urology. 178(4 Pt 2):1598-601, 2007.
Yang JH, Donat SM. Elisabeth Pauline Pickett (1918-): Opening the door for women in urological oncology. Journal of Urology. 178(5):1875-7, 2007.
Yang JH and Te AE. Saw palmetto and finasteride in the treatment of category-III prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Current Urology Reports, 6(4):290-5, 2005.
McGowan JC, Yang JH, Plotkin RC, Grossman RI, Umile EM, Cecil KM, Bagley LJ. Magnetization transfer imaging in the detection of injury associated with mild head trauma. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 21(5): 875-80, 2000.