Scott Yang, MD

Scott Yang, MD


"I believe that it is the utmost privilege to take care of children, as families put their trust in a doctor to take care of their most cherished gift. I aim to try my best to improve each child's life with compassion, skill, and dedication. "
  • Biography

    Dr. Scott Yang was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He enrolled in the accelerated BS/MD Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University where he completed both Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Doctor of Medicine degrees. After being tired of the freezing cold for half the year in Chicago, he moved to picturesque Charlottesville, Virginia to complete his orthopedic surgery residency training in the academic orthopaedic training program (additional training in research) at the University of Virginia where he earned the distinguished chief resident award. He completed his Pediatric Orthopaedics and Spinal Deformity fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, learning advanced techniques from leaders in pediatric spine surgery. He practiced for 7 years in Portland, Oregon prior to joining the faculty at Seattle Children’s Hospital. His philosophy of care for each child is delivering compassion, developing a partnership with the family in the journey of care, and providing critical attention to detail for each child’s safety.

    Board Certification(s)

    Orthopaedic Surgery


    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA


    Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

    Clinical Interests

    Dr. Yang’s main clinical interests include a wide gamut of pediatric spinal conditions, including complex spinal deformity. He is also active in managing all types of injuries and fractures in pediatric patients, as well as providing care for children with hip conditions such as hip dysplasia or Perthes disease.

    Research Description

    Dr. Yang is involved in several multicenter study groups involving the spine and the hip. His main focus is to try to improve understanding or outcomes in patients with pediatric spinal deformity, or hip conditions such as Perthes disease.

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