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Brent G. Yeung, MD

Specialties

Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Interventional procedures for chronic pain management, Cannabis use for pain, Research to discover pain biomarkers, Research to support or refute cannabis as adjuvant pain medication, Research to identify biomarkers for intoxication

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Certifications
  • BOARD ELIGIBLE,
Language
  • English
Gender
Male
Medical School
Georgetown U. School of Medicine
Internship
Washington Hospital CenterGeneral Surgery
Residency
Medstar Georgetown University HospitalAnesthesiology
Fellowship
UC Irvine Medical Center - AnesthesiologyPain Medicine
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • Member — American Pain Society
  • Member — Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Member — American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Member — International Anesthesia Research Society
More Information

Dr. Brent G. Yeung is a UCI Health anesthesiologist who specializes in the management and treatment of pain. His clinical interests include interventional procedures for chronic pain management and the use of cannabis for pain.

Yeung earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. After an internship in general surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, he completed a residency in anesthesiology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, both in Washington, D.C. He completed a fellowship in anesthesiology and pain medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center.

Yeung’s research interests involve developing new methods to measure and treat pain, including discovering pain biomarkers, determining cannabis’ effectiveness in adjuvant pain relief and identifying biomarkers for intoxication. He provides hands-on practical instruction to medical students, residents and fellows.

Yeung is passionate about his roles as a physician, teacher and researcher. He sees patients in the perioperative and outpatient settings at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange and at UCI Health — Yorba Linda Specialty.

UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-8600
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Yorba Linda
18637 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Phone: 714-790-8600
Fax: 714-779-8003