Assistant Professor of Medicine

Hometown
Dallas, TX
Previous Institution
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Previous Role/Title
Instructor and Advanced Endoscopy Fellow
Specialty
Advanced Endoscopy

Education

MD - Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011
BS, Neurobiology - University of Texas, 2006

Postgraduate Training

Residency

Neurobiology - Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011

Fellowship

Advanced Endoscopy Rotation – Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical School, Shanghai, China, 2015

Digestive and Liver Diseases – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2017

Advanced Endoscopy – The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, 2019

Professional Highlights

Dr. Juliana Yang is an Assistant Professor at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the Division of Gastroenterology. She completed medical school and internal medicine training at the Medical College of Wisconsin, followed by fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. After her GI fellowship, she completed a two-year fellowship in advanced and therapeutic endoscopy at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is trained in endoscopic procedures including ERCP, diagnostic and therapeutic EUS, endoscopic mucosal resection, enteral stenting, and a wide range of other advanced GI procedures.

Dr. Yang has special training and interest in weight loss therapies and is excited to be able to offer these therapies to patients. Procedures performed include endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) and transoral outlet reduction (TORe), as well as other emerging therapies in bariatric and therapeutic endoscopy.

Dr. Yang is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin). She has spoken at multiple national and international conferences and has authored more the 30 publications published in peer-reviewed journals.