Jennifer Yang, M.D.

Jennifer H. Yang, M.D.


Pediatric Urology





  • Associate Professor
  • Residency Program Director
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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Shriners Hospital for Children

2425 Stockton Blvd., 633A
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

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.


Pediatric Urology

Center/Program Affiliation

Robotic Surgery Program
UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, San Antonio TX 2002

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA 1998

B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA 1998


The New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College of Cornell, New York NY 2008


UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2010

Board Certifications

American Board of Urology,

American Board of Urology, Pediatric Urology,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Urology

American Urological Association

Society of Pediatric Urology

Society of Women in Urology

Western Section, American Urological Association

Honors and Awards

John Coleman Resident Teaching Award, 2007

Clinical Research Prize Finalist, American Academy of Pediatrics – Society of Pediatric Urology, 2006

U.S. News World Report Top-50 Pediatric Urology Program, 2012, 2014, 2015

Select Recent Publications

Yiee JH, Baskin LS, Patel N, Yang JH, Disandro M. Prospective Blinded Laboratory Assessment of Prophylactic Antibiotic Compliance in a Pediatric Outpatient Setting. Journal of Urology. 2012;187(6): 2176-81.

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.