Jane Yanagawa, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Jane Yanagawa, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Director of Thoracic Surgery at UCLA-Santa Monica Hospital. Her clinical practice includes the treatment of both benign and malignant thoracic diseases. She provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary oncology care as an active member of both the UCLA Thoracic Oncology Program Tumor Board as well as the UCLA Sarcoma Tumor Board. In addition to her clinical practice, she performs translational cancer research as a principal investigator with a laboratory on campus. Her primary research interests are in lung cancer prevention and the treatment of sarcoma pulmonary metastases. She is also highly invested in resident teaching, for which she has won several awards.

Terms of Appointment: Jan 2020 - Dec 2021