Yawei Jenny Yang, Ph.D., M.D.
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Yawei Jenny Yang, Ph.D., M.D.


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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Molecular Pathology


Dr. Yang received her bachelor of science degree and master of arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and M.D./Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School. After which, she became a clinical pathology resident and pathology fellow at Columbia University Medical Center. She is boarded in Clinical Pathology. She also served as a visiting fellow at Rockefeller University.      

At Cornell, Dr. Yang’s will be developing a genetics program for obstetrics and gynecology pathology in concert with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She will be involved in the germline genetics effort at WCM/NYP. Her secondary responsibilities will be in the practice and administration of the clinical laboratory testing performed in the central laboratory where she will professionally sign out serum protein electrophoresis (SPEPs).



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology (Clinical Pathology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2015
  • Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, 2013
  • B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 2006
  • M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2006


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 - Medicare
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported