Elizabeth Yu, M.D.


, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


3020 Children's Way
MC 5030
San Diego, CA 92123


Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Brown University School of Medicine


UC San Diego


UC San Diego


UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics




Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Yu is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

She graduated with honors from Brown University, where she also earned her medical degree at the Warren Alpert Medical School. She then moved to the West Coast and completed her internship and residency in general pediatrics, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at UC San Diego.

During her fellowship, Dr. Yu was a Pediatric Scientist Development Program-sponsored research fellow and was involved in basic science research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. She continues to pursue basic research under the mentorship of Dr. Ronald Evans at Salk. Her main clinical and research interests include pediatric obesity and molecular mechanisms in fatty liver.

Dr. Yu lives with her husband and 20-month-old daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, chasing her daughter, yoga, running, cooking and reading.


Liver toxicity of anabolic androgenic steroid use in an adolescent with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Awai HI, Yu EL, Ellis LS, Schwimmer JB

Acute hepatotoxicity after ingestion of Morinda citrifolia (Noni Berry) juice in a 14-year-old boy.
Yu EL, Sivagnanam M, Ellis L, Huang JS

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