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General Surgeon Joins Holy Name Medical Partners

General Surgeon Joins Holy Name Medical Partners Hee Yang, MD, a general surgeon in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey is now a member of Holy Name Medical Partners, the medical center's physician network comprising more than 125 multi-specialty providers with locations throughout Bergen and Hudson Counties. Dr. Yang is board-certified in general surgery and has performed more than 10,000 cases in his career.

"Holy Name is rated among the top hospitals in New Jersey and New York for quality and safety," said Dr. Yang. "I care deeply for the people in our community, which is why I joined Holy Name's network of specialists. Together, we can do more for patients and their families because we are equally committed to providing the best possible care and outcomes. I am honored to bring my surgical expertise to Holy Name."

Dr. Yang has extensive experience in gastric, colorectal, pancreatic, liver and breast cancer cases. He performs traditional open procedures and robotic surgery techniques. Dr. Yang is a pioneer in minimally invasive approaches including laparoscopic procedures and was instrumental in developing these methods.

"We are proud to have Dr. Yang as part of the Holy Name Medical Partners team," said Adam Jarrett, MD, chief medical officer at Holy Name. "His experience, passion, and expertise allows us to offer our patients the highest level of surgical care."

Fluent in Korean and highly respected in the Asian community, Dr. Yang has served as medical director of Holy Name's Asian Health Services (AHS) for the past ten years.

"I became involved with Asian Health Services at Holy Name, which provides outreach, education, and resources to Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Filipino and Indian patient populations within our community," said Dr. Yang. "I have a deep understanding about the challenges and barriers Asian Americans face when navigating the complex and sometimes confusing health care system. As chief medical officer of AHS, I am proud to lead a team of nearly 300 physicians who are working to help bridge the gap in health disparities among Asian Americans, who experience higher incidences of certain conditions and diseases including cancer and hepititis B and C. Cultural sensitivity is the hallmark of Holy Name's care model and it's how we continue to differentiate ourselves locally and nationally."

Dr. Yang's office is located at 464 Hudson Terrace, Suite 101, Englewood Cliffs. To make an appointment, call 201-567-7747. To learn more visit holynamemedicalpartners.org.