Dr. S. Steven Yang is a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine and serves as an attending surgeon at NYU Langone Health and Director of Clinical Affairs in the Division of Hand Surgery at the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital (Hospital for Joint Diseases). Prior to that Dr. Yang was Director of the Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital-Northwell Health. He served on the Medical Executive Committee of MEETH/North Shore-LIJ Hospital System. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Dr. Yang received his BS from Yale University, an MD from the Duke University School of Medicine, and an MPH in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health. He trained in general and orthopedic surgery at the Lenox Hill Hospital and received fellowship training at the Hospital for Special Surgery. His research and scholarly work are published in numerous peer reviewed journals and textbooks. Dr. Yang is a frequent presenter and invited speaker at national and international conferences and is an opinion leader in surgical reconstruction of the upper extremity.
Dr. Yang is the board chair of the Korean American Community Foundation. He is a former board member of the Council of Korean Americans and other nonprofits.