Biography

Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certified in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine (Subspecialty)

Education

Medical School University of the Philippines (1999)
Internship Morehouse School of Medicine (2002), General Surgery
Residency Temple University Hospital (2005), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2006), Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2008), Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Research Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2008), Research

Publications

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Carpal tunnel syndrome in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury: a cross-sectional multicenter study.
Yang J, Boninger ML, Leath JD, Fitzgerald SG, Dyson-Hudson TA, Chang MW Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2009 Dec 88 12 1007-16
Rehabilitation and medical management of the adult with spina bifida.
Dicianno BE, Kurowski BG, Yang JM, Chancellor MB, Bejjani GK, Fairman AD, Lewis N, Sotirake J Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2008 Dec 87 12 1027-50
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms and Physical Examination Findings in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury who use Manual Wheelchairs
Yang J, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Dyson-Hudson TA, Price R J Spinal Cord Med_ 2007_ 30: 2_ 158
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury who use Manual Wheelchairs
Yang J, Boninger ML, Dyson-Hudson TA, Price R, Impink BG, Cowan R Am J Phys Med Rehab_ 2007_ 86: 4_ S80
Median Nerve Motor and Sensory Amplitudes in Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury
Yang J, Boninger ML, Impink BG, Ren D J Spinal Cord Med_ 2006_ 29: 3_ 257
Vasectomy as Treatment for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in a Spinal Cord Injured Patient: A Case Series
Yang J and Horton JA J Spinal Cord Med_ 2006_ 29: 3_ 277
Pramipexole and Levodopa/Carbidopa as Adjuncts to Recovery in Bilateral Thalamic Infarcts: A Case Report
Yang J and Gershkoff AM Am J Phys Med Rehab_ 2005_ 84: 3_ 284

Honors & Awards

  • Electrode Store Best Paper Award (Resident Category)
    Association of Academic Physiatrists Educational Conference (2007)
  • Outstanding Student Research Award (Oreta-Dizon Galvez-Santos Ocampo Award)
    University of the Philippines College of Medicine (1999)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Performing Arts Medicine Association (2012)
  • Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (2005)
  • American Spinal Injury Association (2005)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2002)