Ervin Yen represents Senate District 40, which includes parts of
Bethany, Nichols Hills, northwest Oklahoma City, The Village and
Yen was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1954. After the Communists took
over China and several relatives on the China mainland were imprisoned,
Yen’s parents, fearing an invasion of Taiwan, made the difficult
decision to leave their families behind and come to America in pursuit
of a better life. When he was four years old, Senator Yen immigrated
to America. In 1960 his family moved into what is now Senate District
40, and he has lived there ever since. Along with his parents and
two siblings, he became a naturalized U.S. citizen at the age of
graduated from Putnam City High School in 1973. He next earned a
degree in zoology from the University of Oklahoma, and then put
himself through OU Medical School. After completing his residency
in 1984, he began practicing as an anesthesiologist. Dr. Yen has
worked as a cardiac anesthesiologist at Saint Anthony Hospital and
Integris Baptist Medical Center for more than 20 years.
Yen and his wife, Pam, have been happily married for over 28 years.
They have five children and are active members of Christ the King
Catholic Church. He is a past president of the Oklahoma Society
Anesthesiologists and past Chief of the Anesthesiology section at
St. Anthony Hospital. Senator Yen has served as a member of the
University of Oklahoma President’s Associates for 31 years.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 413
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Executive Assistant: Laurie Nicoll
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District Information: District 40
Zip codes Represented
- 73008, 73106, 73107, 73112,
73114 ,73116, 73118, 73120, 73122, 73127, and 73132.
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