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  • Assistant Professor – Child Neurology and Epilepsy
  • Director – Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

As a pediatric epileptologist, I specialize in treating patients with complex, often difficult-to-control, epilepsy. One of my fantastic mentors’ mantras is “I never give up,” and I have adopted that approach. I will work systematically and thoroughly to review your child’s history and develop a treatment plan that is collaborative and tailored to your child’s and your family’s needs. The best part of my job is seeing a patient in the clinic who is seizure-free and living a full life. In my time off, I enjoy spending time with my husband and daughter Zoe. As recent transplants from California, we like to explore new hikes and try new restaurants and are always looking for recommendations! ¡Hablo español también!

Clinical Interests

  • Surgery for medically refractory epilepsy
  • Precision therapeutics for genetic epilepsies
  • Integrative medicine in neurology – integrating complementary and alternative medicine approaches for a holistic treatment plan


  • Board Certified, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Board Certified, Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


  • Doctor of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts, Comparative Literature (Spanish literature concentration)
    University of California, Los Angeles, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
    University of California, Los Angeles, 2009
  • Residency, Child Neurology
    Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, 2019
  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, 2016
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Epilepsy
    Stanford University, 2020


Qian-Zhou (JoJo) Yang, MD