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Dr. Qin Yang is a UCI Health specialist in endocrinology and diabetes.

Qin Yang, MD


Endocrinology & Metabolism

Clinical Interests

diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic disorders, obesity

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • English
Medical School
Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine
Jacobi Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of MedicineInternal Medicine
Jacobi Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of MedicineInternal Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterEndocrinology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2022-2023
More Information

Dr. Qin Yang is a board-certified, fellowship-trained UCI Health endocrinologist who specializes in diseases and conditions of the endocrine system, including diabetes and metabolic disorders.

He received his medical degree from the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Jacobi Medical Center in New York City. He received fellowship training in endocrinology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass.

Yang's research interests include the epigenetic regulation of insulin resistance and energy expenditure in obesity and type 2 diabetes. His lab is also developing new methods aimed at selectively raising the metabolic rate of organs involved in obesity. He is the author or co-author of many research studies that have appeared in major peer-reviewed publications.

He sees patients at UCI Health — Irvine and Gottschalk Medical Plaza.

UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-8600
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Irvine
19200 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 714-456-7002