Danny Yang is a native of Texas, having grown up in Houston.  He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine before completing an internal medicine residency at UTSW. He grew up with NASA in his backyard and is a self-professed “space nerd”. He is currently a Hospitalist and is devoted to providing compassionate and patient-centered care. Other interests include traveling, movies, and hiking.


Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2016)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • General Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Utility of Blood Cultures in Pneumonia.
Zhang D, Yang D, Makam AN, Am. J. Med. 2019 Apr
Fungal Sensitization Is Associated with Increased Risk of Life-Threatening Asthma.
Medrek SK, Kao CC, Yang DH, Hanania NA, Parulekar AD, J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2017 Jul - Aug 5 4 1025-1031.e2

Honors & Awards

  • Elwood Jones Award for Outstanding Senior Resident
    UT Southwestern (2019)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Baylor College of Medicine (2016)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Baylor College of Medicine (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians (2016)