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Charles Yang, MD

Job Title Director, Anesthesia Pediatric Pain Management, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5260 Phone
412-692-8658 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1995 University of Alabama School of Medicine


1999 George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC


2000 Critical Care, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC
2001 Pediatric Anesthesia, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists     
  • Society of Pediatric Anesthesia      
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine     
  • American Society of Pain      
  • International Association for the Study of Pain

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Anesthesiologist      
  • American Board of Anesthesiologist     
  • Critical Care Medicine, ABA


  • Finkel JC, Yang CI, Yarvitz, Patel KM. Neuroselective sensory electrodiagnostic evaluation of 4% liposomal topical lidocaine. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 94(5):1259-62, table of contents, May 2002.
  • Motoyama EK, Deeney VF, Fine FF, Yang CI, Mutich RL, Walczak SA, Moreland MS: Effects on Lung Function of Multiple Expansion Thoracoplasty in Children With Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome: A longitudinal Study. Vol. 31, Number 3, pp284-290. Spine. 2006
  • Yang CI, Taneja P, Davis PJ. Sedative hypnotic and anesthetic agents:  Their effect on the heart.  Handbook of Pediatric Cardiovascular Drugs, Munoz R, Schmitt C, Roth, S Da Cruz E (eds), Springer-Verlag London, 2008.

    View Dr. Yang's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Laboratory investigation of nicotinic receptor expression in artemin enriched mice
  • Pulmonary function testing after administration of rocuronium and cisatracurium in pediatric patient undergoing general anesthesia
  • Retrospective analysis of blood product administration in pediatric patients undergoing visceral transplant
  • Postoperative oxygen saturation: a comparison of preoxygenation versus deep sigh with air mix techniques in infants and children
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March 9, 2009
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March 9, 2009