Yang, Stephen C.

Yang, Stephen C

Stephen C. Yang is a board-certified general and thoracic surgeon with expertise in mesothelioma.

  • Advocates using video-assisted and robotic thoracic surgery when appropriate.
  • Research focuses on molecular techniques in mesothelioma screening and staging.
  • Editor of Practical Reviews in Chest Medicine and guest editor/ reviewer for numerous peer review journals; co-editor of the book “Current Therapy in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery”; series editor-in-chief of “The Early Diagnosis of Cancer.”
  • Teaches at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
  • Serves as director of the hospital’s Thoracic Oncology Program and as associate vice-chair for faculty development.


  • M.D. degree from Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine.