Yisheng Fang, M.D, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Associate Residency Program Director-Anatomic Pathology in the Department of Pathology at UTSW Medical Center.  He is board certified in Anatomic and Clnical Pathology. After completing pathology residency training in State University of New York at Buffalo and before moving to Dallas in 2007, he severed as Assistant Professor and staff pathologist in Department of pathology of SUNY at Buffalo and Medical Director of Pathology&laboratory medicine for the Women and Childrens Hospital of Kaleida Health. 

Dr. Fang currently specializes in breast pathology and his research activities including qualitity improvement and best practice in margins evaluation in breast conserving surgery and establishing preclinical models of breast cancer for study of oxygen homeostasis in breast cancer cell growth and metastasis with a focus on the transcription factor hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF).


Medical School
Sun Yat-Sen University (1986)
Other Post Graduate Training
State University of New York at Buffalo (1991)
Graduate School
State University of New York at Buffalo (1991)
Buffalo General Medical Center (2003)
Buffalo General Medical Center (2003), Pathology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Ossifying fibroma of the nose and paranasal sinuses.
Manes RP, Ryan MW, Batra PS, Mendelsohn D, Fang YV, Marple BF Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2012 Jun
Pathology quiz case 1. Cemento-ossifying fibroma (COF).
Manes P, Fang YV, Ryan MW Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 2010 Nov 136 11 1145, 1147
Uterine myometrium as a cell patch as an alternative graft for transplantation to infarcted cardiac myocardium: a preliminary study.
Taheri SA, Yeh J, Batt RE, Fang Y, Ashraf H, Heffner R, Nemes B, Naughton J Int J Artif Organs 2008 Jan 31 1 62-7
Pemphigus, pregnancy, and plasmapheresis.
Shieh S, Fang YV, Becker JL, Holm A, Beutner EH, Helm TN Cutis 2004 May 73 5 327-9
Relevance of complement fixing antinuclear antibodies.
Fang YV, Cyran SJ, Albini B, Rostami R, Binder WL, Beutner EH Int. J. Dermatol. 1999 Feb 38 2 96-100

Honors & Awards

  • The Vernie A. Stembridge M.D. Anatomic Pathology Resident Teaching Award
    The Anatomic Pathology Resident Teaching Award presented annually in honor of Vernie A. Stembridge, M.D. in recognition of his dedication and commitment to excellent in house staff teaching (2016-2017)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • College of American Pathologists (2004)
  • North Texas Society of Pathology (2009)