Christopher Yang, MD - NAU Urology Specialists

Christopher Yang, MD

Dr. Chris Yang is a recovering tech geek turned physician. Dr. Yang was born and raised in the Houston area. He attended the University of Chicago, graduating with honors with degrees in Computer Science and Biological Sciences. He worked for two years in healthcare software at Epic Systems Corporation, writing and implementing electronic medical record software for large hospital systems.

Dr. Yang decided that he wanted to work directly with patients and obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed his urology residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He then underwent specialty training in a Sexual Medicine fellowship at the University of South Florida, where he also served as a Clinical Instructor.

Dr. Yang has presented his research at local, national, and international conferences. He has multiple articles published in peer-reviewed journals and serves as a reviewer for several journals. He has co-authored book chapters on sexual and orgasmic dysfunction and is a past editor of the Men’s Health section of the journal Current Urology Reports.

Dr. Yang joined NAU Urology Specialist in 2015. He sees patients with all urological diseases and has a special interest in the medical and surgical treatment of erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, and low testosterone. 

Dr. Yang enjoys hiking and spending time with his dog, Ollie.

Selected Publications

Yang C, Hakky TS, Carrion R.  “Evaluation and Treatment of Orgasmic Dysfunction.”  Management of Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women: An Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st ed.  Ed: Lipshultz LI, Pastuszak AW, Goldstein AT, Giraldi A, Perelman MA.  Springer, 2016.



Hakky TS, Baumgarten AS, Suber J, Smith D, Yang C, Carrion RE.  “Penile enhancement.”   The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, 1st ed. Ed: Whelehan P and Bolin A.  John Wiley & Sons, 2015.


Gross MS, Phillips EA, Balen A, Eid JF, Yang C, Simon R, Martinez D, Carrion R, Perito P, Levine L, Greenfield J, Munarriz R.  The malleable implant salvage technique: Infection outcomes after Mulcahy salvage procedure and replacement of infected IPP with malleable prosthesis.  Journal of Urology 2015;195(3):694-8.

Pastuszak AW, Khanna A, Badhiwala N, Morgentaler A, Hulth M, Conners WP, Sarosdy MF, Yang C, Carrion R, Lipshultz LI, Khera M.  Testosterone therapy after radiation therapy for low, intermediate, and high risk prostate cancer.  Journal of Urology 2015;194(5):1271-6.

Cooper MA, Carrion RE, Yang C.  Partial priapism treated with pentoxifylline.  International Brazilian Journal of Urology 2015;41(4):804-7.


Lue K, Emtage JB, Martinez DR, Yang C, Carrion R.  Excision and patch grafting of a lateral Peyronie’s plaque, utilizing a longitudinal “window” approach.  Sexual Medicine 2015;3(1):86-9.


Hakky TS, Martinez D, Yang C, Carrion RE.  Reduction Corporoplasty.  International Brazilian Journal of Urology 2015;41(Video #3): 397-8.


Martinez DR, Manimala NJ, Rafiei A, Hakky TS, Yang C, Carrion RE.  The reduction corporoplasty, the answer to the improbable urologic question, “Can you make my penis smaller?”.  Journal of Sexual Medicine 2015;12(3): 835-9.


Yang C, Baumgarten AS, Hakky TS, Parker J, Carrion R.  Reduction scrotoplasty with simultaneous placement of inflatable penile prosthesis.  Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology 2014;1: 024.


Hakky TS, Yang C, Geiler E, Wilson SK, Perito P.  Scratch technique in the surgical management of Peyronie’s disease.  Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology 2014;1: 021.


Pavlinec JG, Hakky TS, Yang C, Massis K, Munarriz R, Carrion RE.  Penile artery shunt syndrome: a novel cause of erectile dysfunction after penile revascularization surgery.  Journal of Sexual Medicine 2014;11(9): 2338-41.


Martinez DR, Hakky TS, Parker J, Yang C, Carrion RE.  Dot plication for Peyronie’s disease: the USF experience.  Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology 2014;1: 017.


Yang C, Hakky TS, Carrion R.  Ejaculatory dysfunction: clinical challenges.  AUA News 2013;18(12): 20-21.


Yang C, Jones L, Rivera ME, VerLee GT, Deane LA.  Robotic-assisted ureteral reimplantation with Boari flap and psoas hitch: a single institution experience.  Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 2011;21(9): 829-33.


Li B, Yang C, Rosenbaum DM, Roth S.  Signal transduction mechanisms involved in ischemic preconditioning in the rat retina in vivo.  Experimental Eye Research 2000;70(6): 755-65.

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