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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

  • Penn Gastroenterology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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
  • 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 NIH, National Surveillance for Colorectal Endoscopic Neoplasia Detection and Management in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients: International Consensus Recommendations Panel, 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:

Lynch KL, Yang YX, Metz DC, Falk GW: Clinical presentation and disease course of patients with esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction Dis Esophagus 30 (6): 1-6,2017.

Khan N, Patel D, Shah Y, Lichtenstein G, Yang YX: A Novel User-Friendly Model to Predict Corticosteroid Utilization in Newly Diagnosed Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Inflamm Bowel Dis 23 (6): 991-997,2017.

Khan N, Patel D, Shah Y, Yang YX: A Novel Model for Predicting Incident Moderate to Severe Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Ulcerative Colitis Dig Did Sci 62 (5): 1205-1304,2017.

Kearns Malcolm D, Boursi Ben, Yang Yu-Xiao: Proton pump inhibitors on pancreatic cancer risk and survival. Cancer epidemiology 46 : 80-84,2017.

Agarwalla Anant, Weber Andrew, Davey Sonya, Hamilton Keith, Goldberg David, Rhim Andrew D, Yang Yu-Xiao: Lactulose is associated with decreased risk of Clostridium difficile infection in decompensated cirrhosis. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association : 2017.

Keizman Daniel, Yang Yu-Xiao, Gottfried Maya, Dresler Hadas, Leibovitch Ilan, Haynes Kevin, Mamtani Ronac, Boursi Ben: The association between age-related macular degeneration and renal cell carcinoma: a nested case-control study. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology : 2017.

Katona BW, Roccaro GA, Soulen MC, Yang YX, Bennett BJ, Riff BP, Glynn RA, Wild S, Nicolas G, Pryma DA, Teitelbaum U, Metz DC: Efficacy of Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy in a United States–Based Cohort of Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Pancreas : 2017.

Boursi B, Lurie I, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Chronic therapy with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and survival in newly diagnosed cancer patients Eur J Cancer Care : 2017.

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 : 2017.

Boursi Ben, Finkelman Brian, Giantonio Bruce J, Haynes Kevin, Rustgi Anil K, Rhim Andrew D, Mamtani Ronac, Yang Yu-Xiao: A Clinical Prediction Model to Assess Risk for Pancreatic Cancer Among Patients With New-Onset Diabetes. Gastroenterology : 2016.

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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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