Grace C. H. Yang, MD

Grace C. H. Yang, MD

Grace C. H. Yang, MD

Specialties: Cytopathology, PathologyMore specialties
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
US

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  • Healthfirst
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  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Empire
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About Grace C. H. Yang, MD


Dr. Yang came to the United States in 1964 after graduation from National Taiwan University majoring in Plant Pathology to attend the University of Wisconsin at Madison. After obtaining an M.S. degree, she got married and worked as an electron microscopist in research laboratories at University of Chicago, M.I.T. and Rutgers Medical School for 16 years. After an M.S. degree in Zoology from Rutgers University, she was admitted at age 40 to Rutgers (Robert Wood Johnson) Medical School and graduated in 1987.  She had AP/CP Pathology residency training at New York University Medical Center, followed by Cytopathology fellowship at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She became Assist...
Dr. Yang came to the United States in 1964 after graduation from National Taiwan University majoring in Plant Pathology to attend the University of Wisconsin at Madison. After obtaining an M.S. degree, she got married and worked as an electron microscopist in research laboratories at University of Chicago, M.I.T. and Rutgers Medical School for 16 years. After an M.S. degree in Zoology from Rutgers University, she was admitted at age 40 to Rutgers (Robert Wood Johnson) Medical School and graduated in 1987.  She had AP/CP Pathology residency training at New York University Medical Center, followed by Cytopathology fellowship at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She became Assistant Professor at Cornell University Medical College in 7/1992 and developed Ultrafast Papanicolaou stain (UFP) reducing the time from 15 minutes to 90 seconds. She was then invited to use UFP to provide immediate diagnosis to the patients underwent CT- and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNA) at Park Avenue Radiology and was reported at New York Times on 4/25/1995. She was then recruited to New York University Medical Center on 1/1996 as Associate Professor and promoted to Professor in 7/2005. She returned to Cornell in 11/2006 to study the histopathology of thyroidectomies of patients who she made the FNA diagnosis. After signing the thyroid FNA book contract with Cambridge University Press, she became part-time faculty in 7/2011. The book was published in 4/2013. Now she goes to Lenox Hill Radiology on Tuesdays to provide immediate diagnosis to patients and on Wednesdays she issues FNA biopsy reports and shares her experience with young pathologists on the multi-headed microscope and occasional lectures.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Expertise

  • Fine Needle Aspiration

Education

  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Cytopathology

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese

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