Christopher Yang
Christopher S. Yang, M.D., FACS

Christopher S. Yang, M.D., FACS

Christopher S. Yang, M.D., FACS
Specialty

Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Ear Infections, Head and Neck Surgery, Sinus Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea Surgery, Snoring Therapy

  • Accepting Children: Yes
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Payment Methods Accepted:

Medicare, Medicaid/DSHS, Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, American Express, Discover Card

Insurance Accepted:

Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.

Additional Information:

Dr. Yang's practice encompasses all areas of otolaryngology with special interests in medical and surgical management of: Nasal obstruction Chronic rhinosinusitis and allergy Treatment for snoring and sleep apnea including minimally invasive techniques Skin lesions-cancer and facial plastics Reconstructive surgery Parotidectomy Coblation tonsillectomy, and Pediatric otolaryngology. Professional Memberships: American Medical Association American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery American Academy of Sleep Medicine Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology National Presentations and Publications: Awake Controlled Ventilation as a Method to Image Pharyngeal Airway Characteristics Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Orlando, FL, September 2003; Upper airway physiology and obstructive sleep-disordered breathing. Yang C, Woodson TB. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America 36 (June, 2003) 409-421; Middle Ear Epithelial Mucin Secretion in Response to Inflammatory Cytokines Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Orlando, FL, September, 2003; Signaling pathways in interleukin-1beta-mediated middle ear mucin secretion. Kerschner JE, Yang C, Burrows A, Cioffi JA. Laryngoscope (Feb 2006) 207-211; Middle ear epithelial mucin production in response to interleukin-6 exposure in vitro. Kerschner JE, Meyer TK, Yang C, Burrows A. Cytokine (Apr, 2007) 30-36.

Philosophy of Care

Caring is the foundation for excellence. My role as a physician and surgeon is to place the interest of the patient above all else. Listen carefully to my patients and learn, explain options clearly, deliver expert treatment.

Personal Interests

Reading, skiing, biking, and boating.

Medical School

Medical College of Wisconsin

Residency

Medical College of Wisconsin Otolaryngology

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology

Languages:

English, Korean

Professional Associations:

American Medical Association, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology

Additional Information:

Dr. Yang's practice encompasses all areas of otolaryngology with special interests in medical and surgical management of: Nasal obstruction Chronic rhinosinusitis and allergy Treatment for snoring and sleep apnea including minimally invasive techniques Skin lesions-cancer and facial plastics Reconstructive surgery Parotidectomy Coblation tonsillectomy, and Pediatric otolaryngology. Professional Memberships: American Medical Association American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery American Academy of Sleep Medicine Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology National Presentations and Publications: Awake Controlled Ventilation as a Method to Image Pharyngeal Airway Characteristics Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Orlando, FL, September 2003; Upper airway physiology and obstructive sleep-disordered breathing. Yang C, Woodson TB. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America 36 (June, 2003) 409-421; Middle Ear Epithelial Mucin Secretion in Response to Inflammatory Cytokines Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Orlando, FL, September, 2003; Signaling pathways in interleukin-1beta-mediated middle ear mucin secretion. Kerschner JE, Yang C, Burrows A, Cioffi JA. Laryngoscope (Feb 2006) 207-211; Middle ear epithelial mucin production in response to interleukin-6 exposure in vitro. Kerschner JE, Meyer TK, Yang C, Burrows A. Cytokine (Apr, 2007) 30-36.

Chronic Snoring Solutions

Novelist Anthony Burgess once said, “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone”.

It’s a saying that hits home for many. Chronic snoring is an embarrassing problem for sufferers and a source of aggravation for their loved ones. From loving and maybe not so loving nudges to ear plugs, the weary-eyed partners of snorers often finally move on to seek shelter from the nightly onslaught in a far away quiet room in the house.

(Single folks are not immune as any overnight trips with friends, business partners, potential mates becomes a source of anxiety and embarrassment.)

Snoring occurs because during sleep, the muscles that helps to keep the airway open relaxes and the resulting narrowing and turbulence can cause vibrations that lead to snoring.

After a more serious condition called Obstructive Sleep Apnea has been sufficiently ruled out, try these steps to help with snoring:

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Otolaryngology - First Hill
600 Broadway
Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-215-1770
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