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Sung H. Yang, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Vascular Surgery )
  • Residency : University of Cincinnati (General Surgery )
  • Fellowship : University of Cincinnati, (Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery )
  • Medical Degree: University of Arkansas
  • Bachelor's Degree: Baylor University (Biology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (General Vascular Surgery) (Certification Date: 2019-05-21) - (Recertification Date: 2023-10-29)

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

General Surgery


Vascular Malformations

Vascular Surgery

Amaurosis Fugax

Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis

Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Diseases and Disorders

Arterial disease

Arteriosclerotic Aortic Disease


Buerger's disease (Thromboangiitis obliterans)

Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid Artery Injury

Carotid Artery Stenosis

Carotid Artery Thrombosis

Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection

Cerebral Arterial Disease


Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)



Fibromuscular Dysplasia

Glomus Tumors


Iliac Aneurysm

Leg Ulcer

Leriche Syndrome

May-Thurner Syndrome

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Polyarteritis Nodosa

Popliteal Artery aneurysm

Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome

Spider Veins

Subclavian Steal Syndrome

Superficial Thrombophlebitis

Systemic Vasculitis

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thromboembolic Disease

Upper Extremity Vascular Disease

Varicose Veins

Vascular Disease

Vascular System Injuries

Vascular Tumor

Vasculitis (Angiitis)

Venous Disease

Venous Insufficiency

Venous Thromboembolism

Venous Thrombosis

Peer Reviewed Publications

Tsuei, Betty J; Hanseman, Dennis J; Blakeman, Michael J; Blakeman, Thomas C; Yang, Sung H; Branson, Richard D; Gerlach, Travis W 2014. Accuracy of noninvasive hemoglobin monitoring in patients at risk for hemorrhage. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, 77 3 Suppl 2, S134-9

Yang, Sung; Stepien, David; Hanseman, Dennis; Robinson, Bryce; Goodman, Michael D; Pritts, Timothy A; Caldwell, Charles C; Remick, Daniel G; Lentsch, Alex B 2014. Substance P mediates reduced pneumonia rates after traumatic brain injury. Critical care medicine, 42 9, 2092-100

Gustafson, Joshua D; Yang, Sung; Blakeman, Thomas Chris; Dorlac, Warren C; Branson, Richard 2013. Pulsed dosed delivery of oxygen in mechanically ventilated pigs with acute lung injury. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, 75 5, 775-9

Yang, Sung H; Gangidine, Matt; Pritts, Timothy A; Goodman, Michael D; Lentsch, Alex B 2013. Interleukin 6 mediates neuroinflammation and motor coordination deficits after mild traumatic brain injury and brief hypoxia in mice. Shock (Augusta, Ga.), 40 6, 471-5

Yang, Sung H; Gustafson, Josh; Gangidine, Matt; Stepien, David; Schuster, Rebecca; Pritts, Timothy A; Goodman, Michael D; Remick, Daniel G; Lentsch, Alex B 2013. A murine model of mild traumatic brain injury exhibiting cognitive and motor deficits. The Journal of surgical research, 184 2, 981-8