Traveler and semiprofessional cyclist
Dr. Jerry Yang is an internal medicine specialist who provides comprehensive care to adults with chronic diseases. He also performs minor outpatient procedures.
Yang believes in developing collaborative relationships with his patients, emphasizing patient engagement and physician advocacy. He has particular interests in preventive medicine and in treating patients with diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease.
Yang earned his medical degree from West China Medical Center of Sichuan Medical University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center.
Before joining UCSF, Yang worked in primary care for several decades. He also completed a cancer research fellowship at UCSF and a cardiovascular research fellowship at Stanford Medicine.
West China University of Medical Sciences, 1983
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1999
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine