Paul Yock is the Martha Meier Weiland Professor of Medicine and Co-Chair of Stanford’s Department of Bioengineering with courtesy appointments in the Graduate School of Business and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Yock began his faculty career as an interventional cardiologist at UC San Francisco and then moved to Stanford in 1994. He served as Acting Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine from 1997-1998. After undergraduate and graduate study at Amherst College and Oxford, respectively, Dr. Yock received his MD from Harvard Medical School, followed by internship and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco, and a fellowship in Cardiology at Stanford University.
He founded the Stanford Center for Research in Cardiovascular Interventions and has trained more than 25 fellows in intravascular ultrasound and interventional cardiology. In 1986 he founded Cardiovascular Imaging Systems, which was acquired by Boston Scientific in 1994.
Dr. Yock directs the Program in Biodesign, a unit of Stanford’s Bio-X initiative, whose mission is to develop leaders in biomedical technology innovation. Twenty-five fellows have completed the Biodesign Innovation Fellowship since 2001.