Carina Yang

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Director, Pediatric Neuroradiology
Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship

Phone 773.702.9867
Fax 773.702.1161


Undergraduate: BS, Biology, BS, Literature, BS, Chemical Engineering,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1999
Medical School: MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2003
Internship: Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2004
Residency: Radiology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2008
Fellowship: Neuroradiology, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2009

American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology, 2008
American Board of Radiology - Neuroradiology, 2010


  • Elected Chief Resident, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2007-2008.
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Alumni Relations and Graduate Medical Education Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2007.
  • Northwestern University Medical Student Resident Teacher Award, 2007.
  • Steven M Pinsky, MD Resident Research Award, 2007.
  • Elected to Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society), 1999.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric neuroradiology
Simulation in radiology

Research Interests

Pediatric neuroradiology
Simulation in radiology

Selected Publications

  • Shors SM, Fung CW, Francois CJ, Finn JP, Fieno DS (2004). Accurate quantification of right ventricular mass at MR imaging by using cine true fast imaging with steady-state precession: study in dogs. Radiology 230:383-388.
  • Yang BP, Yang CW (2005). Remote cerebellar hemorrhage after craniotomy. Pediatric Neurosurgery 41: 52-53.
  • Yang BP, Yang CW, Mindea SA, Alden, TD (2005). Reduplication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter tip back through shunt tract. Pediatric Neurosurgery 41:168-169.
  • Yang BP, Yang CW, Mindea SA, Tomita T (2005). Pituitary apoplexy. Pediatric Radiology 35: 830-831.
  • Yang CW, Carr JC, Futterer SF, Morasch MD, Yang BP, Shors SM, Finn JP (2005). Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography of the Vertebrobasilar Circulation. AJNR 26: 2095-2101.
  • Yang CW, Yang BP (2005). Massive cerebral arterial air embolism following arterial catheterization. Neuroradiology 47: 892-894. Epub 2005 September 2.
  • Yang BP, Das S, Yang CW, Cozzens JW (2006). Selective invasion of the anterior commissure in glioblastoma multiforme. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 80: 275-276. Epub 2006 June 14.
  • Yang CW, Carr JC, Francois CJ, Shea SM, Deshpande VS, Meyers SN, Beohar N, Finn JP, Li D (2006). Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography Using Magnetization-Prepared Contrast- Enhanced Breath Hold Volume-Targeted Imaging (MPCE-VCATS). Investigative Radiology 41:639-644.
  • Yang BP, Yang CW, Ondra SL (2007). A novel mathematical model of the sagittal spine. Spine 32:466-470.
  • Wu J, Schulte J, Yang C, Baroody F, Ginat DT (Epub ahead of print, May 5, 2015). Hairy polyp of the nasopharynx arising from the Eustachian tube. Head and Neck Pathology.