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Elizabeth Yang, MD, PhD

English, Chinese
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Additional Degrees or Certifications:
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics
Areas of Clinical Interest:
Sickle cell, hemoglobinopathies, thrombosis, hematology

Post-doctoral Research - Washington University School of Medicine
Fellowship: St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Chicago

Awards & Recognition:

Top Doctors Recognition: Arlington Magazine

Clinic Locations: Ashburn, Fairfax CCBD

Keystone Publications:

Phan V, Park JA, Dulman R, Lewis A, Briere N, Notarangelo B, Yang, E. Ten-year longitudinal analysis of hydroxyurea implementation in a pediatric sickle cell program. Eur J Haematol. 2022;1‐9. doi:10.1111/ejh.13827. Epub 2022 July 10

Smith WR, McClish D, Lottenberg R, Sisler I, Sop D, Johnson S, Villella A, Liles D, Yang E, Chen I. A randomized controlled provider-blinded trial of community health workers in sickle cell anaemia: effects on haematologic variables and hydroxyurea adherence. Br J Haematol. 2022 Jan;196(1):193-203. doi: 10.1111/bjh.17952. Epub 2021 Nov 16

Thomas R, Wong W, Saadon R, Vilboux T, Deeken J, Niederhuber J, Hourigan S, Yang E. Gut microbial composition difference between pediatric ALL survivors and sibling. Pediatric Hematol & Oncol, 2020 May 19:1-14. doi: 10.1080/08880018.2020.1759740. PMID: 32427521 

Thomas R, Dulman R, Lewis A, Notarangelo B, Yang E. Prospective Longitudinal Follow-up of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated with Hydroxyurea Since Infancy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Jun 3:e27816. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27816. PMID:31157521 

Yang E, Seo-Mayer P, Lezon-Geyda K, Badior KE, Li J, Casey JR, Reithmeier RAF, Gallagher PG. A Ser725Arg Mutation in Band 3 Abolishes Transport Function and Leads to Anemia and Renal Tubular Acidosis. Blood. 2018 Apr 12;131(15):1759-1763. doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-01-827725. PMID: 29483102 

Levitt RN, Gourri E, Gassner C, Banez-Sese G, Salam A, Denomme GA, Yang E. Molecular Characterization and Multidisciplinary Management of Gerbich Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Jun;65(6):e27014. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27014, PMID:29469208  

Yang E, Voelkel EB, Lezon-Geyda K, Schulz VP, Gallagher PG: Hemoglobin C trait accentuates erythrocyte dehydration in hereditary xerocytosis. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 2017 Aug;64(8). PMID: 28121068  

Nguyen G-K, Lewis A, Goldener C, Reed B, Dulman RY, Yang E: Discontinuation of Folic Acid Supplementation in Young Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 Aug;39(6):470-472. PMID: 27571128 

Maheshwari S, Kassim A, Yeh RF, Domm J, Calder C, Evans M, Manes B, Bruice K, Brown V, Ho R, Frangoul H, Yang E: Targeted Busulfan therapy with a steady-state concentration of 600-700 ng/ml in patients with sickle cell disease receiving HLA-identical sibling bone marrow transplant. Bone Marrow Transplant, 2014 Mar;49(3):366-9. PMID: 24317124 

Patient Reviews:
"Dr. Yang was incredibly kind and patient with us and with our daughter. She was incredibly thorough in her explanations of what was going on. She was just fantastic. Most importantly, she was very friendly and very kind and gentle with our daughter. We're very pleased with the service that we got."

"Dr. Yang was direct and took her time to help my son. I really appreciate the honestly and care she showed. She explained everything in detail and was very thorough. Thank you!" 

"Dr. Yang always takes time to educate and discuss a plan of care. She always includes family in decision making."