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Celina Yong, MD, MBA, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center
BioCelina Yong, MD, MBA, MSc is Director of Interventional Cardiology at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford. Dr. Yong completed her medical training at Stanford School of Medicine and her internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Stanford, including a year as Chief Fellow. As a Marshall Scholar, she completed a Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Oxford.
Dr. Yong’s current research focuses on understanding and innovating scalable technologies to reduce inequities in cardiovascular care for patients. Specifically, she is interested in understanding and resolving racial, gender, geographic, and socioeconomic disparities in access to high quality minimally invasive treatments, as well as gender imbalances in the medical profession itself. She is also actively involved in clinical trials of novel devices for percutaneous coronary and structural intervention, and manages the structural heart program based at the Palo Alto VA Hospital.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsCombined experimental and bioinformatics approaches to understand the mechanism by how genetic variations affect coronary artery disease (CAD) risk in the human coronary artery smooth muscle cells (HCASMC) differentiation and mouse model.