frank-yang-200x300Dr. Yang brings almost 30 years of experience and expertise with specialties that include trauma and acute care surgery, parathyroid/thyroid surgery, laparoscopic surgery for gallbladders, hernias, intestines, dialysis access and breast cancer surgery.


  • University of Chicago, BA with Honors
  • University of Chicago, MS & MD integrated program


  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


  • UNC School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
  • Campbell University, Physician Assistant Program


  • Nearly 20 years of service in Virginia Air National Guard
  • Colonel in United States Air Force providing medical care in Afghanistan, Romania, Bulgaria, Germany and Japan
  • Combat medicine educator
  • Medical Element Leader for Virginia National Guard mass casualty chemical biological nuclear radiological response force and State Air Surgeon
  • Flight Surgeon on NASA’s Space Shuttle program

Hobbies and Interests

  • Aviation (particularly military aviation innovations)
  • Martial arts
  • History and geopolitical topics

Dr. Yang has joined Surgical Associates of Richmond and serves a Trauma Medical Director for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at Chippenham Hospital.


Levinson Heart Center
Chippenham Hospital
7101 Jahnke Road, Suite 260
Richmond, VA 23225




804.716.7758 (Appt / Clinic)

804.483.1240 (Admin / Office)