Robin Yang, D.D.S., M.D.

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  • Director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Cranial Vault, Craniosynostosis, Facial Nerve Disorders, Facial Paralysis, Hemifacial Microsomia, Jaw Surgery, Jaw Tumors, Orthognathic Surgery, Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-9466
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Robin Yang is a pediatric craniofacial surgeon in the Johns Hopkins Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery. He is also the Division Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. His areas of expertise include orthognathic surgery, pediatric oral and maxillofacial pathology, and congenital craniofacial deformities.

Dr. Yang received an undergraduate degree in psychology from Emory University. He earned his doctorate in dental surgery from the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Yang completed residencies in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and in plastic and reconstructive surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He performed a pediatric craniofacial/plastic surgery fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in his current position in 2019.

Dr. Yang has received many awards and honors, and he is board eligible with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. more


  • Director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Division Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry
  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • DDS; Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (2008)
  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (2011)


  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2018)
  • General Surgery; University of Maryland Medical Center (2015)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; University of Maryland School of Dentistry (2014)


  • Craniofacial Surgery; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2019)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • Pending/Scheduled (Plastic Surgery)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Yang, R, Caccamese, JC, Salama, A. Re-operative Surgery of the Midface. Oral Maxillofacial Surg Clin N Am. Feb 2011.

Yang, R. Ord, RA. The Management of Jaw Tumors in Infancy and Childhood. Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Encyclopedia. 2012

Yang, R., Lubek J., Ord, RA.  Head and neck cancer surgery in an elderly patient population: a retrospective review. Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 2014; 43: 1413–1417

Yifan G, Lopez, J, Yang, R, Dorafshar, A.  The Use of Virtual Surgical Planning in Total Facial Skeletal Reconstruction of Treacher Collins Syndrome. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2017.

Luck JD, Lopez J, Faateh M, Macmillan A, Yang R, Davidson EH, Nam AJ, Grant MP, Tufaro AP, Redett RJ, Manson PN, Dorafshar AH.  Pediatric Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fracture Repair: Location and Number of Fixation Sites in Growing Children.  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jul;142(1).

Activities & Honors


  • Clinical Excellence in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Columbia University (2008)
  • Steven Roser Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society: Louis Mandel Golden Forceps Recipient, Columbia University (2008)
  • Johns Hopkins Department of Plastic Surgery Resident Teaching Award (2018)


  • Resident Member, American Association of Maxillofacial Surgery (2008-2014)

Videos & Media

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Jaw Surgery and Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Facebook Live

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Facial Trauma, Johns Hopkins Medicine

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