Elizabeth Yu, M.D.

Specialty

, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Locations

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

Specialty

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

CPMG/RCHN/RCSSD

Medical School

Brown University School of Medicine

Internship

UC San Diego

Residency

UC San Diego

Fellowship

UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics

Gender

F

Bio

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 clinical research. Her main clinical and research interests include pediatric obesity and molecular mechanisms in fatty liver. She is also involved in the IBD center at Rady Children's.

Publications

Clinical Practice Approach to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease by Pediatric Gastroenterologists in the United States.
Shapiro WL, Yu EL, Arin JC, Murray K, Ali S, Desai N, Xanthakos S, Lin H, Alkhouri N, Abdou R, Abrams S, Butler MW, Faasse SA, Gillis LA, Hadley TA, Jain AK, Kavan M, Kordy K, Lee P, Panganiban J, Pohl JF, Potter C, Rudolph B, Sundaram SS, Joshi S, Proudfoot J, Goyal NP, Harlow KE, Newton KP, Schwimmer JB

Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children with Obesity.
Yu EL, Golshan S, Harlow KE, Angeles JE, Durelle J, Goyal NP, Newton KP, Sawh MC, Hooker J, Sy EZ, Middleton MS, Sirlin CB, Schwimmer JB

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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