General Surgeon and Hernia Specialist
Member of the Chinese Hernia Surgery Society
Member of the American Hernia Society
Member of the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand
Editor of the Journal of Chinese Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery
Editor of the Journal of Chinese Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Dr. Yang is from China. She received her medical degree from Tianjin Medical University, and completed her PhD after studying Hepatobiliary Surgery at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She also lectured at Flinders University School of Medicine in Australia.
Dr. Yang completed her residency training at Nankai Hospital in Tianjin Medical University, serving four years as surgical residency and three years as a physician at the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, where she was later promoted to specialist.
After obtaining a license to practice medicine in Australia in 2010, she practiced general surgery at Flinders University Medical Center. She was awarded the opportunity to work together with the Australia-New Zealand Weight Loss Surgery Association President for one year as a weight loss surgeon at the Weight Loss Surgery Center in Adelaide, Australia. During this time, Dr. Yang accumulated more than 200 cases of laparoscopic bariatric surgery experience.
Through years of clinical and general surgery, abdominal surgery, and especially in the field of laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Yang has garnered a wealth of experience, and independently completed more than 1,000 cases on a variety of laparoscopic surgeries. She is especially skilled at laparoscopic fundoplication for reflux disease, laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair, laparoscopic biliary surgery, and all types of abdominal wall hernia repair and also weight loss surgery. Dr. Yang also performs single-port laparoscopic surgery, a minimally invasive procedure, to minimize the negative effects of surgery and meet the needs of the patient. Additionally, she pioneered the state-of-the-art Da Vinci surgery in the Department of Surgery, bringing patients more minimally invasive and accurate surgical outcomes, and thus reducing surgery complications.
Dr. Yang has been published in many academic journals domestically and abroad, has participated in numerous international conferences and exchanges, and has been invited to lecture for laparoscopic surgery training, especially focused on abdominal wall hernia repair surgery and hiatal hernia repair.
Dr. Yang is a member of the Chinese Hernia Surgery Society, editor of Journal of Chinese Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, and a member of the Bariatric Surgery of Australia and New Zealand.
Dr. Yang speaks English and Mandarin.
1． Esophageal Manometry and Clinical Outcome after Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication. Journal of Gastrointest Surg, 2007, July.
2． Randomized Trial of Division Versus Nondivision of the Short Gastric Vessels During Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication 10-Year Outcomes. Ann Surg. 2008 Jan; 247(1):38-42.
3． Two-year results of partial external biliary diversion in children with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis and Alagille’s disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2009 Aug;49(2):216-21.
4． Inflammation mediated down-regulation of hepatobiliary transporters contributes to intrahepatic cholestasis and liver damage in murine biliary atresia . Pediatr Res. 2009 Oct;66(4):380-5.
5． 腹腔镜胃底折叠术治疗伴有精神症状的胃食管反流疾病。中国实用外科杂志，2005, 25(10):614-618.
6． 腹腔镜Nissen与Toupet胃底折叠术治疗胃食管反流疾病的临床分析。中国实用外科杂志，2006, 26(9): 673-675.