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New Physician Spotlight: Shiayin Yang

Nov. 25, 2019, 9:51 AM


Shiayin Yang, MD, an otolaryngologist who specializes in aesthetic and reconstructive facial surgery, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center after completing a fellowship at the University of Michigan. She began seeing patients Nov. 5.

Shiayin Yang, MD

“Dr. Yang is a special addition to our facial plastic and reconstructive service and the department. She is well-trained and has a business education, which is so useful in our current health care era. We are excited for her to get started,” said Roland Eavey, MD, Guy M. Maness Professor and chair of Otolaryngology and director of the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center.

Yang’s clinical interests include rhinoplasty, skin cancer reconstruction, blepharoplasty, browlift surgery, facelift surgery, scar revision, otoplasty, microtia, reconstruction, facial reanimation and facial trauma surgery. She also has expertise in non-surgical treatments including injection of botulinum toxin and facial fillers and laser treatment of the skin.

Her research interests include quality care initiatives and outcomes in facial plastic surgery and new techniques in surgical training. She also has interest in providing care for medically underserved communities.

“I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with a team of exceptional physicians and collegial staff at VUMC to provide outstanding, patient-centered care. I also look forward to helping train the next generation of physicians through resident and medical student education and to help advance the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery,” said Yang.

Yang received her undergraduate degrees in business and biology from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from The University of Toledo College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Loyola University School of Medicine.

She is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Patients can be referred to Yang by contacting Vanderbilt Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at 615-322-6180.


VUMC is continually adding new faculty members who bring a wealth of clinical expertise, research talent and academic leadership to our institution. These individuals come from a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds, all of which support VUMC’s well-deserved reputation when it comes to providing the best, evidence-based care for our patients.

Select new faculty will be introduced each month in MyVUMC, with the goal of fostering connections and collaborations with the new talent.

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