Dr. Yang has served as Monmouth Medical Center’s chief physicist since 1998. Since joining Monmouth, he has been instrumental in developing treatment planning protocols for the hospital’s 3-D conformal radiation therapy programs, and played an active role in the launch of the Gamma Knife program.
Dr. Yang earned his master’s degree in medical physics at the University of Missouri and his doctorate in the same discipline from the University of Florida.
Board certified by the American Board of Radiology, he has served as president of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine’s New Jersey chapter and is a member of the American Society of Radiation Oncology, American Society of Brachytherapy and the American Institute of Physics. He is a fellow of the Union for International Cancer Control.
Dr. Yang’s research has been widely published in the professional journal of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, as well as the International Journal of Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics. He was a recipient of the Gallo Award for New Jersey Cancer Research and Development in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004.
As the Nurse Coordinator, Becky provides clinical support and coordination of care for our patients beginning with the first consultation visit, throughout the treatment process and continuing to the follow-up appointments with your Gamma Knife physician. Becky assesses patients in consultation with the Gamma Knife physician, coordinates appointments and treatment schedules and educates and supports patients and families in preparation for treatment, including symptom management and arranging follow-ups.