Location: Howell, Michigan, United States
Ismael Yanga, Surgeon, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the medical profession.
Dr. Yanga grew up in the Philippines and was inspired to pursue his career by his father, Dr. Ismael Eusebio Yanga Sr., who was also a doctor. In 1951, Dr. Yanga earned an Associate of Arts from the University of Santo Thomas in Manila and went on to earn an MD in 1956. He started a clinic in Bocaue, Bulacan in the Philippines, which grew into the eponymously-named hospital, Dr. Yanga’s Hospital Inc. The institution now houses over 100 beds. Dr. Yanga loved to take care of patients, and even though his patients in the Philippines were poor and could not pay, he cared for them nonetheless.
At his hospital, Dr. Yanga started serving on the board of directors in 2000, and currently, Dr. Yanga’s Hospital Inc. even boasts a school of nursing. He adamantly believes in the importance of helping others and is the president of the mission board of Christ for the Philippines. In the United States, he started as a rotating intern at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, New York, in 1963. He briefly served as a surgical resident at Memorial Hospital in Albany before starting as a surgical resident at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan in 1965.
In 1969, Dr. Yanga became a fellow in surgery at Hurley Medical Center, and in 1973, he started practicing medicine with a specialty in surgery in Howell, Michigan. In 1994 and 1995, he served as chief medical staff at McPherson Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, the American College of Managed Care Medicine, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. Furthermore, Dr. Yanga is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Yanga has maintained memberships to a variety of professional organizations, including the International College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Michigan State Medical Society, the Livingston County Medical Society, and the American College of Medical Quality, among others. As a testament to his influence, stature, and success, Dr. Yanga has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in America.
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