Zequan Yang headshot

Zequan Yang

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Surgery
Office location and address
Surgical Care, Fourth Floor
81 Hospital Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
M.D., Biejing Medical University, China, 1987
Residency: University of Virginia (Surgery)
Fellowship: University of Virginia (Critical Care)

Dr. Yang specializes in acute care surgery, trauma and surgical intensive care. He is especially interested in robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery (cholecystectomy, abdominal wall hernia repair and hiatal hernia repair) and is in charge of resident training in robotic surgery at UVA. His research program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, focuses on septic shock and acute myocardial ischemia and protection.

Dr. Yang was born and grew up in Beijing, China. He attended undergraduate and medical school at Beijing Medical University, and came to Charlottesville for a surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship at UVA. Following his fellowship training, he joined the UVA faculty in the Department of Surgery in 2011.

Outside of work, Dr. Yang loves spending time with his family and playing tennis and table tennis.

Topical Neck Cooling Attenuates Acute Myocardial Infarction
Source: Commonwealth Health Research Board
July 01, 2021 – June 30, 2023
MD-SURG Splenic CD4+ T Cells Mediate Myocardial Ischemia Reperfusion
Source: U.S. NIH Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
April 01, 2016 – March 31, 2021