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Janie Yang, MD

Janie Yang, MD

Gastroenterologist

Board Certification
Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Seeing patients at
1 Pierrepont Plaza, 300 Cadman Plaza West, 18th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Performing endoscopies at
The Endoscopy Center of New York

Languages spoken
English
Mandarin Chinese

Undergraduate
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Medical School
Columbia University

Residency
Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Janie Yang, MD

Why did you choose to specialize in gastroenterology?

I find the human gastrointestinal tract to be fascinating because it involves multiple organ systems and can have such a major impact on a person’s wellbeing. Initially as a young physician, I was drawn to the field of gastroenterology by all the different endoscopic procedures that are in the arsenal of a gastroenterologist who can almost instantaneously diagnose and treat patients. Now as a practicing gastroenterologist, I enjoy approaching my patients’ GI health holistically through open dialogue, taking their whole medical and personal history into consideration before reaching a diagnosis and finding the best treatment option for them.

What are your areas of special interest and expertise within gastroenterology?

I strive to provide individualized expert care in all GI conditions such as difficulty swallowing, abdominal pain, irregular bowel habits, abnormal liver function, and cancer prevention. I also have substantial knowledge in nutrition, and whenever possible prefer to help my patients make simple lifestyle changes to treat and prevent GI disorders.

Do you have any special honors, recognition, or achievements in your medical career that you would like to share?

I was chosen to participate in the competitive Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation National Visiting IBD fellowship program at New York University School of Medicine. My wide-ranging research including topics in celiac disease, IBD, and Lynch syndrome has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and presented internationally.

What do you and your family enjoy doing during your spare time?

We love exploring New York City, and traveling around the country and internationally. We especially enjoy trying new cuisines from different cultures during our exploration and travels.

Office Location

Brooklyn Heights

1 Pierrepont Plaza, 300 Cadman Plaza West
18th Floor
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Phone: (718) 280-0020
Fax: (718) 280-0025
Text: (646) 419-4947

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Janie Yang, MD‘s Reviews

Direct and straight to the point. She gave great suggestions and put my mind at ease. Highly recommended
Dr. Yang was very professional, clear communicator, and listen to you with care. I would highly recommend her!! she's an excellent doctor & really appreciate her friendly but professional bedside...
Super nice doctor. Really listened and came up with a great plan. Will return

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