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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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2003
  • Internal Medicine, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

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

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Gastroenterology

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

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • 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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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:

Boursi B, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: A risk prediction model for sporadic CRC based on routine lab results Digestive Diseases and Sciences : 2016.

Boursi B, Giantonio BJ, Lewis JD, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Serum glucose and hemoglobin A1C levels at cancer diagnosis and disease outcome European Journal of Cancer : 2016.

Boursi BS, Mamtani R, Haynes K, Yang YX: Pernicious anemia and colorectal cancer risk – a nested case-control study Digestive and Liver Disease : 2016.

Mamtani R, Yang YX, Scott FI, Lewis JD, Boursi B: Association between itraconazole, a hedgehog-inhibitor, and bladder cancer Journal of Urology : 2016.

Boursi B, Mamtani R, Haynes K and Yang YX: Ion-channel blockers and glioblastoma risk and outcome: A nested case-control and retrospective cohort studies Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety : 2016.

Boursi B, Mamtani R, Haynes K, Yang YX: Parkinson's disease and colorectal cancer risk - a nested case control study Cancer Epidemiology : 2016.

Boursi B, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Weiss B, Yang YX: Reappraisal of risk factors for Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance American Journal of Hematology : 2016.

Mamtani R, Lewis JD, Scott FI, Ahmad T, Goldberg D, Datta J, Yang YX, Boursi B: Disentangling the association between statins, cholesterol, and colorectal cancer: A nested case-control study PLOS Medicine : 2016.

Boursi BS, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Recurrent antibiotic exposure may promote cancer formation - another step in understanding the role of the human microbiota? European Journal of Cancer 51 (7): 2655-64,2015.

Byrne DD, Newcomb CW, Carbonari DM, Nezamzadeh MS, Leidl KBF, Herlim M, Yang YX, Hennessy S, Kostman JR, Leonard MB, Localio AR, Lo Re V: Increased Risk of Hip Fracture Associated with Dually-Treated HIV/Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection Journal of Viral Hepatitis 22 (11): 936-47,2015.

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Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania
Division of GI
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
423 Guardian Drive
733 Blockley Hall

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

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