Allison Yang, M.D., M.P.H
Gastroenterology
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Allison Yang, M.D., M.P.H

Gastroenterology

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Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Expertise

  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis, Acute
  • Pancreatitis, Chronic
  • Hereditary Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatitis, Recurrent
  • Pancreas Cyst
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Family History of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Family History of Pancreatic Disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy

Biography

Dr. Allison Yang is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is a clinical gastroenterologist with a focus on the multi-disciplinary care of patients with pancreatic disease.

Dr. Yang received her BA from Columbia University in New York, her MD from the University of Illinois, and her MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her internal medicine residency training at the Mayo Clinic, and her gastroenterology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Yang’s primary clinical and research interests are in the effective diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic disease including acute and chronic pancreatitis, recognition and treatment of cystic neoplasms of the pancreas, and early biomarkers for pancreatic cancer. Her research interests also include the use of mobile health applications in advancing patient care, and the application of machine-learning algorithms in the management of pancreatic cysts. She performs upper endoscopy and colonoscopy and sees patients in gastroenterology and pancreas clinic.

Dr. Yang is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).  She is also a member of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Social Media Board, the ACG Patient Care Committee, the ASGE Video Plenary and World Cup Committee, and the NYSGE research committee. 

Research

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Linda Horowitz Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Scholar in Gastroenterology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, 2019
  • M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2013
  • B.A., Columbia University, 2009

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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Advisory/Scientific Board Member:
Nestle Health Science