Tony T. Yang, MD, PhD


  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
  • Attending Psychiatrist, Child and Adolescent General Assessment Clinic, UCSF Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics


  • MD, UC San Diego
  • PhD in molecular pathology, UC San Diego
  • Internship, Stanford University
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry, Stanford University

Research focus

Dr. Yang’s research focus is on the study of adolescent depression using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). He has had funding support for his research from NARSAD, the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation, and NIMH.

Clinical focus

Diagnosis and treatment of adolescent depression

Teaching focus

Assessment, formulation, and treatment of adolescent depression; use of functional MRI to understand the underlying neural correlates of major depression in adolescents