Celina Yong MD, MBA, MSc

Stanford University

Dr. Yong is the Director of Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Disease at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford. She completed her medical training at Stanford and her internal medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Stanford, including a year as Chief Fellow. As a Marshall Scholar, she completed a Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Oxford. Dr. Yong’s current research focuses on understanding and innovating scalable technologies to reduce inequities in cardiovascular care for patients. Specifically, she is interested in understanding and resolving racial, gender, geographic, and socioeconomic disparities in access to high quality minimally invasive treatments, as well as gender imbalances in the medical profession itself. She is also actively involved in clinical trials of novel devices for percutaneous coronary and structural intervention.