Michael Yang, MD, is a pain management physician at Summit Pain Alliance in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, California. He has been studying the connection between the body and mind since his undergraduate years at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. A dual major in biology and psychology, he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa and Psy Chi honors.
After college, he returned to his native Southern California, where he studied neurosurgery research at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He then went on to complete his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the top five medical schools in the nation. He graduated with honors in psychology and anesthesiology rotations.
After medical school, Dr. Yang moved to New York City, where he completed his residency in anesthesiology at Cornell University. After residency, Dr. Yang completed ACGME-accredited fellowship training in the field of interventional pain management with a focus on multidisciplinary approaches. In New York, he worked in three of the country’s top hospitals: Memorial Sloan‐Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
From his fellowship to his private practice in Santa Rosa, California, Dr. Yang specializes in exceptional care for patients suffering from cancer pain, acute and chronic orthopedic injuries, and various chronic neck/back and nerve pains.