Joseph Yang, DO

Joseph Yang, DO

4.8 out of 5 (271 patient ratings)

2610 Tenderfoot Hill St
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Phone: 1-719-522-1133

Our medical group has proudly served the Pikes Peak region for over 70 years!

Joseph Yang, DO joined the Family Medicine team at Optum in 2019. He earned his medical degree and completed a Family Medicine residency from Michigan State University. He also completed a Geriatrics fellowship at the University of Arizona Banner Boswell Hospital in Sun City, AZ. He is a board certified family physician. Dr. Yang is looking forward to providing care to the Colorado Springs community. When he isn’t seeing patients, he enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family.


2018Geriatrics FellowshipUniversity of Arizona Banner Boswell Hospital Sun City, AZ
2015Residency Garden City Hospital Garden City, MI
2015Doctorate Michigan State University College of Osteopathic MedicineEast Lansing, MI
2008Bachelor of Science Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI


2019 - PresentPhysician OptumColorado Springs, CO

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Medical Association


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He is knowledgeable, individualizes care, great follow up, friendly and has his MAs in control ,
Because he is very nice and extremely knowledgeable. He is also very generous with taking time to explain everything.
Good doctor patient relationship.
As stated he is very kind, thoughtful and professional. I really trust him.
Prompt good communicator thorough we make decisions together
I was happy with him as a physician, his questions and followup.
Dr Yang is amazing. He really cares about his patients, listened to all my issues and we came up with a treatment plan
Dr Yang listens and tells you directly what the problem is and in my opinion very compassionate.
Nobody’s perfect
He is a very busy doctor.
satisfied with his manor
He is very pleasant and informative.
Awesome doctor, very smart & listened to my concerns.
As I mentioned earlier in this survey, Dr. Yang is so very courteous and always welcomes me warmly each time I make my appointments. He is attentive while also having a wonderful way of making me feel at ease. He has a good sense of humor which is lighthearted and easy; never sullen or impatient. He is the best!
My wife and sister first visited Dr. Yang, liked him immediately and recommended that I too make him my doctor. I have seen him twice and each visit was pleasurable but informative. Dr. Yang is personable and straightforward without sacrificing professionalism - something we are sorely lacking today.
Veryvfreindly and though
Very good, efficient grace
Because 100 wasn't available.
Because I think he is a very good doctor. He listens to what I want to tell him, follows through on anything we decide needs to be done, and even consults with my other doctors when necessary.
He remembers me, know previous care strategies we talked out, remembers friendly chi chat about family and work. He isn’t a prescription pad
Very best in every way.
Extremely kind, knowledgeable and truly cares about trying to resolve your pain...
He was amazing. I’m Finding a new pcp he looked at my history and listened to everything going on I didn’t feel rushed. Was very reassuring after getting jumped Dr to Dr at another practice. He was amazing
Please do EVERYTHING within your power to keep Dr. Yang at Optum. He loves what he does, and it shows!! I will shed bitter tears if he ever leaves. He stays current in his field, he communicates well (despite me having ADHD), he's friendly and personable - he actually makes me look forward to doctor visits. His enthusiasm for good health inspires me to make changes in my own life to work towards better health. He's not just a doctor - he's my healthcare coach and trusted advocate. I trust and listen to him and when he suggested a screening procedure, I went - and it literally saved me from cancer!! He treats the support staff well too - they seem to love him as much as I do. If I need to wait longer for appointments so he can take vacations and good work/life balance, I WILL! Don't let him get burned out. Don't wait until another practice tries to lure him - give him that pay raise now or whatever else he asks for - he's worth it. I say this as an HR person. Please have retention conversations with him often. He is simply amazing and you need to keep him onboard. He will only continue to get better and better as he continues in his career. I promise you, there is NO substitute for enthusiasm. There just isn't. I would rather have a doctor like Dr. Yang that has enthusiasm, than someone else who has better credentials but isn't passionate about what they do. Dr. Yang is passionate about what he does. Keep him at Optum!!! I cannot say enough good things about him. Thanks for listening.
Dr Yang is very approachable, friendly and very attentive to his patients needs. I tell all my friends about Dr Yang being my doctor just what I just said.
He very interested in providing care to his patient.
He is very understanding of my anxiety, he takes the time to listen to me, he doesn’t rush me, and he even tells me I’ve done a good job on certain steps I make with my anxiety.
He did not rush me thru the appointment. I was not rushed.
My wife and I feel very fortunate to get Dr. Yang when Dr. Uusinarkaus left!
I have actually recommended you guys twice in the last 30 days. Pretty happy with the way your service is working
Dr Yang is a very caring and professional Doctor who takes his time in explaining and in answering my questions..
I just had my first appointment with Dr Yang and I thought he was amazing.
Dr. Wang was extremely professional and i did, indeed, like him. however it was very difficult to operate the face to face thing on the computer. Much of our talk was trying to fix the damn computer. The computer technology stinks for me but he was just fine!
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