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Eric Yang, MD


Eric Yang, MD

UCLA Physician Eric Yang, MD specializes in Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease.
Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
Language Spoken
English, Spanish, Mandarin
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
(310) 825-9011
Fax Number

UCLA Heart Center
100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 630
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1679

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
Cardiovascular Disease, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 2008 - 2011
Internal Medicine, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 2006 - 2008
Internal Medicine, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 2005 - 2006
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 2005
Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiac CT Angiography, Cardiac Imaging, Coronary Artery Disease, General Cardiology, Transesophageal Echocardiogram, Transthoracic Echocardiography
Department Affiliation
Provider, Cardiology, Kurlan Heart Center
Research Interest
Cardiovascular Imaging, Invasive Cardiology, Interventional Echocardiography, Cardiac Catheterization, Hemodynamics, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Cardiooncology, Pulmonary Hypertension
Additional Information
Board Certifications
  • Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2010
  • Cardiovascular Computed Tomopgrahy, Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2010
  • National Board of Echocardiography, Certification Board of Echocardiography, 2012
Awards & Recognition
Super Doctors, Rising Stars 2014
  • Chief Fellow, Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  1. Mortality Incidence and the Severity of Coronary Atherosclerosis Assessed by Computed Tomography Angiography. Matthew P. Ostrom, Ambarish Gopal, Naser Ahmadi, Khurram Nasir, Eric Yang, Ioannis Kakadiaris, Ferdinand Flores, Song S. Mao, Matthew J. Budoff. J Am Coll Cardiol 2008;52(16):1335-43.
  2. A case of acute renal failure requiring dialysis in a patient with mechanical thrombectomy induced intravascular hemolysis. Ramanath Dukkipati, Eric H. Yang, Sharon Adler, and Janine Vintch. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2009;5(2):112-6.
  3. Pulmonary Embolus Caused by Suttonella Indologenes Prosthetic Endocarditis in a Pulmonary Homograft. Eric H. Yang, Kimble Poon, Priya Pillutla, Matthew Budoff, Jina Chung. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2011;24:e1-3.
  4. A Superinfected Pulmonary Valve Myxoma. Eric H. Yang, Andrew A. Zadeh, Jina Chung. J Am Coll Cardiol 2010;56:2045.
  5. Increased Epicardial, Pericardial, and Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue is Associated with the Presence and Severity of Coronary Artery Calcium. Naser Ahmadi, Valid Nabavi, Eric Yang, Fereshteh Hajsadeghi, Mustapha Lakis, Ferdinand Flores, Irfan Zeb, Manzoor Bevinal, Ramin Ebrahimi, Matthew Budoff. Acad Radiol 2010;17:1518-24.
  6. Left Atrial Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma Causing Mitral Valve Obstruction. Eric H. Yang, Victor Gabrielian, Ping Ji, Bassam Omari, Joseph Thomas, Jina Chung. Circulation 2011;123(3):e11-4.
  7. Quadricuspid Aortic Valve With Sinus of Valsalva Rupture. Eric H. Yang, Milan Rawal, Priya Pillutla, J. Michael Criley. Congenit Heart Dis 2011;6:170-4.
  8. Left Main Stent Thrombosis Complicated by Eptifibatide-Induced Acute Thrombocytopenia. Eric H. Yang, Edwin Perez, Katrine A. Zhiroff, Steven Burstein. Tex Heart Inst J 2011;38(2):175-8.
  9. Bronchoalveolar Lung Carcinoma Manifesting as a Swinging Heart. Jenny Papazian, Eric H. Yang, Joseph Thomas. Tex Heart Inst J 2011;38(6):732-3.
  10. Digitalis Toxicity: A Fading But Crucial Complication to Recognize. Eric H. Yang, Sonia Shah, John M. Criley. Am J Med 2012;125(4):337-43.
  11. Acute Thrombotic Occlusion in a Coronary Aneurysmal Artery with Cerebrovascular Aneurysms. Eric H. Yang, Nikhil Kapoor, Ali Gheissari, Steven Burstein. Texas Heart Inst J 2012;39:380-3.
  12. Fibromuscular Dysplasia of the Left Anterior Descending Artery. Gentian Lluri, Tim Provias, Eric H. Yang, Michael S. Lee. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv 2012;5:e11-2.
  13. Multimodality Imaging of Mitral Perivalvular Abscess with Annular Fistula and Preserved Leaflet Function. Eric H. Yang, Charles Lanks, Sonia Shah. Echocardiography 2013;30(2):E39-43.
  14. Evaluation of Valvular Disease by Cardiac Computed Tomography Assessment. Anshu K Buttan, Eric H Yang, Matthew J Budoff, Gabriel Vorobiof. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012;6(6):381-92.
  15. Circumferential Type A Aortic Dissection and Intimal Intussusception of the Aorta Causing Severe Aortic Regurgitation and Obstruction of the Left Main Coronary Artery. Eric H Yang, Murray H Kwon, Aman Mahajan, Gopi Manthripragada, John S Child, Jonathan M Tobis, Cheri A Silverstein, Kamran Shamsa. Echocardiography. 2013;30 (3):E81-4.
  16. Aspergillus fumigatus Vegetation of a Prosthetic Aortic Root Graft with Mycotic Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Jared Oyama, Linda Zhou, Seema Mehta, Anna Laury, John Tsakonas, Hillel Laks, Henry M Honda, Eric H Yang. Int J Infect Dis. 2013;17(9):e773-6.
  17. Radiation Coronary Arteritis Refractory to Surgical and Percutaneous Resvascularization Culminating in Orthotopic Heart Transplantation. Richard K Cheng, Michael S Lee, Atsuko Seki, Richard J Shemin, Daniel Cruz, Gentian Lluri, George D Mitchell, Eric H Yang. Cardiovasc Pathol 2013;22(4):303-8.
  18. Noninvasive Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease. Eric H Yang, Kamran Shamsa, Magdalena Ptaszny. Hosp Med Clin 2013; 2:e305-36.
  19. Pre-operative Cardiac Variables of Diastolic Dysfunction and Clinical Outcomes in Lung Transplant Recipients. Ajay Yadlapati, Joseph P Lynch, Rajan Saggar, David Ross, John A Belperio, Stephen Weigt, Abbas Ardehali, Tristan Grogan, Eric H Yang, Jamil Aboulhosn. J Transplant 2013;2013:391620.doi: 10.1155/2013/391620.
  20. Giant Left Atrial Appendage Mimicking a Mediastinal Mass in a New Diagnosis of Atrial Septal Defect and Pulmonic Stenosis. Eric H Yang, John M Moriarty, Gentian Lluri, Jamil A Aboulhosn. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 175:e27-9. 23.
  21. Diagnosis and Management of Valvular Heart Disease. Edward Lee, Ed Ha, Eric H. Yang, Gabriel Vorobiof. Hosp Med Clin 2014;3:e305-33.
  22. A Complex Rhythm Treated Simply: Fascicular Ventricular Tachycardia. Timothy Canan, Marmar Vaseghi, Mark J Girsky, Eric H Yang. Am J Med. 2014 Jul;127(7):601-4.
  23. Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery for Left Atrial Papillary Fibroelastoma Excision. Alina Hua, Jeffrey Gordon, Richard J Shemin, Eric H Yang. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014. pii: S0022-5223(14)01119-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.06.100.
  24. Incidental Diagnosis of a Double Aortic Arch During An Acute Myocardial Infarction. Andre Akhondi, Stefan G Ruehm, Ramin Tabibiazar, Eric H Yang. Tex Heart Instit J 2014;41: http://dx.doi.org/10.14503/THIJ-13-3872
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