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Yang Gu, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-2141

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Professional Background

Dr. Gu is a graduate of Cornell University and Georgetown University School of Medicine. After completing his anesthesiology residency at University of Rochester, he completed his critical care medicine fellowship at University of Michigan, then returned to University of Rochester to complete his adult cardiothoracic anesthesia fellowship.

Dr. Gu is a board-certified anesthesiologist. His clinical practice focuses on patients needing anesthesia for cardiac surgery and liver transplantation, as well as taking care of patients in the cardiac intensive care unit. Additionally, he serves as the Co- Director of the VV-ECMO program.


Dr. Gu’s research interests include cardiogenic shock, mechanical circulatory support, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).



  • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology


MD | Georgetown University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/22/2019 - 07/21/2020
Fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2018 - 06/30/2019
Fellowship in Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine at University of Michigan Medical School

07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018
Residency in Anesthesiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/01/2014 - 06/30/2015
Internship in Anesthesiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Journal Articles

Wu, IY; Gu, Y; Pospishil, L; Neuburger, P. "Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair with the PASCAL Repair System: A Review of Emerging Technology". Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2022; .

Bjelic, M; Kumar, N; Gu, Y; Chase, K; Paic, F; Gosev, I. "Cause of In-hospital death after weaning from venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation". Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. 2022; .

Bjelic M, Ayers B, Paic F, Bernstein W, Barrus B, Chase K, Gu Y, Alexis JD, Vidula H, Cheyne C, Prasad S, Gosev I. "Study results suggest less invasive HeartMate 3 implantation is a safe and effective approach for obese patients." The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation.. 2021 Jun 11; Epub 2021 Jun 11.