Paul Yong, MD, PhD, FRCSC, is an Associate Professor in the Department of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of British Columbia, and is a gynecologist who completed a fellowship in Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain and Advanced Laparoscopy. Dr. Yong is research director at the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis, and is principal investigator of the UBC Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Laboratory. Dr. Yong is also director of the UBC OB/GYN residency rotation in chronic pelvic pain and minimally invasive surgery, and is co-director of the UBC Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Graduate Program. He is a Health Professional Investigator funded by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and his research funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research is on nerve formation, gene mutations, and knowledge translation in endometriosis, with a focus on sexual pain. Dr. Yong is guided by the belief that partnerships with patients is key to research that will make a real difference in the lives of those living with endometriosis.
Dr. Yong has nothing to disclose.