|Keyi Yang, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.
Founder and Medical Director
Dr. Keyi Yang M.D., Ph.D.
Our founder and medical director, Dr. Keyi Yang is an American Psychiatry and
Neurology Board certified Neurologist. He received his medical degree from the
Shanghai No.2 Medical College in Shanghai, China, and a Ph.D. in
Physiology/Neuroscience at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Yang completed his residency training in neurology at the University of Texas
Health Science Center at Houston, and he also received additional training in
electrophysiological studies (EMG), Botulism Toxin Therapy, and sleep studies at the VA
Medical Center Houston and the Institute of Sleep Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Before moving to Tacoma, Dr. Yang was an assistant Professor of Neurology and
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Dr.
Yang was actively involved in research in developing new therapy for brain injury and
Parkinson's disease while simultaneously teaching at the neurology resident program of
Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Yang was an attending physician and staff neurologist
at the VA Medical Center Houston.
Dr. Yang has developed 12 years of academic neuroscience research experience in the
world renowned Houston Texas Medical Center. He is the principal investigator for the
National Institute of Stroke and Neurological Disorder with funded research programs
for the development of neurotrophic gene therapy for treatment of brain injury. In
addition, Dr. Yang functioned as the principal investigator for the Department of
Veteran Affairs gene therapy study of treatment for Parkinson's Disease. Dr. Yang has
published 40 medical research papers in prestigious medical journals, received numerous
grants and rewards from the National Institute of Health, Department of Veteran Affairs
and Texas High Education Committee. After many neuroscience medical research
achievements, Dr. Yang decided to apply his research and teaching experience to the
neurology clinical private practice. In 2004, Dr. Yang opened the Mount Rainier
Neurology Clinic and focused on serving his patients. In the last 8 years, Dr. Yang has
efficiently diagnosed and kindly treated the various difficult neurological diseases of
patients in the Puget Sound area. From 2012, Dr. Yang added a satellite weekend clinic
in the city of Bellevue, to better serve the patient needs.
Dr. Yang's unique training and considerable experience in clinical neurology and
neurosciences research provides him an advantage in diagnosing difficult neurological
disorders. His expertise in both current Western medicine and traditional Chinese
medicine equips him with a broad spectrum of evaluation and treatment modalities for
difficult-to-treat neurological disorders.
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