Dr. Andrew Yang
Dr. Andrew Yang is a board eligible/certified American Board Foot and Ankle Surgeon, who was born and raised in Southern California. He attended University of California, Irvine where he earned his Bachelors in Biology and then earned his medical degree at Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Yang graduated near the top of his class with honors and was inducted into the Pi Delta honor society.
Dr. Yang is on staff at Hoag Hospital and multiple surgery centers throughout Orange County. Dr. Yang has received extensive training in all aspects of the foot and ankle including limb salvage, trauma, and forefoot/rearfoot reconstruction. He has a particular interest in sports medicine, cartilage restoration, and total ankle replacements.
Dr. Yang completed his residency in Denver, CO at Highlands/Presbyterian St. Luke’s where he was trained by some of the most respected foot and ankle surgeons in the field. Many of his attendings are consultants to numerous medical companies, so he has training in the newest advancements in the treatment of foot and ankle pathology. In residency he was exposed to many different rotations including orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, vascular surgery, dermatology, and infectious disease. During his last year of residency he was named Chief Resident.
Dr. Yang looks forward to returning back to the warm beaches of California and escaping the cold, snowy winters of Colorado.
Publications/Conference Speaker: :
Andrew Yang DPM et al. Short Term Outcomes of Using Injectable Calcium Phosphate for the Treatment of Chronic Bone Marrow Lesions of the Talus. Submitted to JFAS.
Andrew Yang DPM et al. Case Report: Avascular Necrosis of the Talus After Using Subchondroplasty for Treatment of a Subchondral Cyst and Bone Marrow Lesion ACFAS 2020 Poster Presentation.
Andrew Yang DPM et al. Incidence of First Ray Elevation with Early Weight Bearing After Lapidus Arthrodesis ACFAS 2020 Poster Presentation.
Andrew Yang. Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Metatarsal Head. Highlands Foot and Ankle Bi-Annual Conference Presentation. 2020.
Andrew Yang. Avascular Necrosis of Talus After Trauma. Presbyterian Saint Luke’s: Institute of Limb Preservation Case Presentation. 2019
Andrew Yang et al. Case Report: Avascular Necrosis of Talus after Subchondroplasty. submitted to JFAS.
Andrew Yang et al. Incidence of First Ray Elevation with Early Weight Bearing After Lapidus Arthrodesis. Submitted to JFAS.
Andrew Yang. Optimization of Surgical Outcome in Lower-Extremity Nerve Decompression Surgery. ACFAS Scientific Literature Review 2018.
Andrew Yang et al. Bullosis Diabeticorum: Unusual Case of Development of Bullae After Glycemic Control. Cardiovascular Innovations: Case Presentation Competition 2018.