Yuhao (Danny) Huang, MD

Yuhao (Danny) was born in China and subsequently moved to Canada at the age of 10. He studied Biochemistry at the University of Alberta and completed an honors thesis in Structural Biology. He subsequently attended the Stanford University School of Medicine, where he developed a deep interest in neuroscience, particularly in the area of electrophysiologic and functional research. During medical school, he pursued an additional year of research under the mentorship of Dr. Casey Halpern to examine the neurocircuitry underlying human reward. His interests outside of medicine include cooking, crabbing, hiking, running, strength training and spending time with friends and family.


2020 – Present
Stanford University
 – Palo Alto, CA
Department of Neurosurgery
Resident Physician

2015 - 2020
Stanford University School of Medicine 
– Palo Alto, CA

University of Alberta
– Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
BSc Biochemistry (Honors)

Research Interests:

Human electrophysiology, neuroimaging, AI/ML in surgery

Program Completion:


Honors and Awards:

Dorothy Dee & Marjorie Helene Boring Trust Award (2019)

The Stanford Society of Physician Scholars Grant (2017 & 2018)  

Governor General's Silver Medal (2015)

3M National Student Fellowship (2014)



Danny Huang