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Yu-Xiao Yang, MD, MSCE

Yu-Xiao Yang, MD, MSCE Physician

Associate Professor of Medicine Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Languages spoken:

  • Chinese

Dr. Yang is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2003
  • Internal Medicine, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Swallowing Disorders

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Epidemiology, National American College of Gastroenterology, National American College of Physician, National American Gastroenterological Association Annual Meeting Abstract Review Committee, National American Gastroenterological Association Digestive Disease Week Planning Committee, National American Gastroenterological Association Institute Clinical Practice & Quality Management Committee, National American Gastroenterological Association, National American Gastroenterological Association, National International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Yang is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Radnor: Has privileges to perform procedures.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Sinnamon AJ, Neuwirth MG, Vining CC, Sharoky CE, Yang YX, Kelz RR, Fraker DL, Roses RE, Karakousis GC: Prophylactic Cholecystectomy at Time of Surgery for Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumor Does Not Increase Postoperative Morbidity Ann Surg Oncol 25 (1): 239-245,2018.

Roccaro GA, Goldberg DS, Hwang WT, Judy R, Thomasson A, Kimmel SE, FOrde KA, Lewis JD, Yang YX: Sustained Post-Transplant Diabetes is Associated with Major Cardiovascular Events Following Liver Transplantation American Journal of Transplantation 18 (1): 207-215,2018.

Khan N, Patel D, Trivedi C, Shah Y, Lichtenstein G, Lewis J, Yang YX: Overall and Comparative Risk of Herpes Zoster With Pharmacotherapy for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Nationwide Cohort Study Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology : 2018.

Newberry C, Vajravelu RK, Pickett-Blakely O, Falk G, Yang YX, Lynch KL: Achalasia Patients are at Nutritional Risk Regardless of Presenting Weight Category Digestive Disease Sciences : 2018.

Margalit O, Mamtani R, Yang YX, Reiss KA, Golan T, Halpern, Aderka D, Giantonio B, Shacham-Shmueli E, Boursi B: Assessing the Prognostic Value of CEA Levels in Stage I and II Colon Cancer European Journal of Cancer : 2018.

Boursi B, Werner TJ, Gholami S, Houshmand S, Mamtani R, Lewis JD, Wu GD, Alavi A, Yang YX: Functional imaging of the interaction between gut microbiota and the human host: a proof-of-concept clinical study evaluating novel use for 18F-FDG PET-CT PLOS One : 2018.

Cole EB, Shah Y, McLean LP, Yang YX, Khan N: Frequency of Surveillance and Impact of Surveillance Colonoscopies in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis Who Developed Colorectal Cancer. Clinical Colorectal Cancer : 2018.

Whitson MJ, Lynch KL, Yang YX, Metz DC, Falk GW: Lack of proton pump inhibitor trial prior to commencing therapy for eosinophilic esophagitis is common in the community Disease Esophagus : 2017.

Dougherty MK, Santoiemma PP, Weber AT, Metz DC, Yang YX: Low yield for non-targeted biopsies of the stomach and esophagus during elective esophagogastroduodenoscopy Endoscopy International Open 5 (12): E1268-E1277,2017.

Khan N, Patel D, Shah Y, Trivedi C, Yang YX: Albumin as a prognostic marker for ulcerative colitis World Journal of Gastroenterology 23 (45): 8008-8016,2017.

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Academic Contact Info

Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
423 Guardian Drive
733 Blockley Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 573-5027
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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