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Min                            Yang

Min Yang MD, PhD

UBMD Family Medicine


Family Medicine



Professional Summary:

As a family medicine physician, my clinical practice focuses on both preventive care of patients of all ages and comprehensive care management of patients with multiple comorbidities. My residency training in an urban practice location enriched me with clinical experience with underserved patient populations in the city of Buffalo, and I continue to practice at the UBMD Family Medicine at Jefferson clinic with the goals of eliminating health care disparities and improving the health of underserved patients. I care for patients hospitalized at Buffalo General Medical Center (BGMC) and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB). Working extensively in both hospital and ambulatory settings has equipped me with a wealth of experience and expertise in reinforcing continuity of care and seamless transition of care.

I have substantial training and strong interest in conducting research. I hold a master‘s degree in clinical pharmacology and a PhD in microbiology, and I have a track record of research work and publications in these fields. My current research interest is built on my belief that the essential role of a family physician is to practice evidence-based medicine in identifying risk factors, preventing diseases and managing the common medical problems of patients. Presently, my clinical research is focused on improving the health care of patients with chronic medical conditions, including obesity and diabetes. I am particularly interested in identifying quality gaps and assessing treatment efficacy in ambulatory care settings using pragmatic research and data-mining techniques. The overall goal of my research is to contribute to the evidence-based guidelines that reinforce the daily practice of primary care.

I enjoy all components of my faculty role including clinical practice, research and teaching. I supervise family medicine residents closely in the hospitals and precept medical students in the clinic. Medical students who are part of the student scholarship program and interested in clinical research also train with me. I am dedicated to medical education and equally committed to clinical care and research. I strive to integrate all three aspects of academic medicine to fulfill my passion for the trainees I mentor, the patients I care for and the research I conduct that advances human health.


Family Medicine

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents, Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Additional Languages:

Fluent Chinese

Physician Gender:


Location and Insurance

UBMD Family Medicine at Jefferson
1315 Jefferson Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14208
Office Hours: Mon: 8:30am-6:30pm Tue-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm Sat: Limited hours
Phone: (716) 332-3797
Fax: (716) 332-4247
Contact: Irvette Bittles
Accepting new patients

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • Women and Childrens Hospital
Insurance Accepted:
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nova
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • YourCare


Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Family Medicine
Education and Training:
  • Residency, Family Medicine, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • PhD, Microbiology, University at Buffalo (2005)
  • MS, Clinical Pharmacology, Beijing Medical University (1997)
  • MD, Medicine, Beijing Medical University (1994)
Awards and Honors:
  • In-Patient Teaching Award at Buffalo General Medical Center (2016)
  • In-Patient Teaching Award at Buffalo General Medical Center (2014)
  • Chairman‘s Award for Scholarship in Residency (2011)
  • Earnest Witebsky Memorial Award for Proficiency in Microbiology (2001)
  • Education Grant (1999)
  • Medicine Prize (1996)
  • Academic Outstanding Prize (1993)


Research Profile:

This UBMD clinician teaches at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Learn more about this clinician’s research and teaching activities. View credentials, publications, professional involvement and more.