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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:

  • Mandarin Chinese

Dr. Yang is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2003
  • Internal Medicine, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Bloating
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bowel Disorders
  • Bowel incontinence (Fecal Incontinence)
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Digestive Conditions
  • Diverticulitis (Colonic Diverticulitis)
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagus Tumors
  • Fatty Liver Diseases
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroscopy
  • H. Pylori Infection
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Diseases
  • Motility Disorders
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease (Stomach Ulcers)
  • Rectal Disorders
  • Short Bowel Syndrome (Short Gut Syndrome)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

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, 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:

Margalit Ofer, Mamtani Ronac, Kopetz Scott, Yang Yu-Xiao, Lawrence Yaacov R, Abu-Gazala Samir, Reiss Kim A, Golan Talia, Halpern Naama, Aderka Dan, Giantonio Bruce, Shacham-Shmueli Einat, Boursi Ben: Refining the Use of Adjuvant Oxaliplatin in Clinical Stage II or III Rectal Adenocarcinoma. The oncologist : 2019.

Zhou MJ, Li J, Salmasian H, Zachariah P, Yang YX, Freedberg DE: The local hospital milieu and healthcare-associated vancomycin-resistant enterococcus acquisition. J Hosp Infect 101 (1): 69-75,2019.

Margalit O, Mamtani R, Lawrence YR, Yang YX, Reiss KA, Golan T, Halpern N, Aderka D, Giantonio B, Shacham-Shmueli E, Boursi B.: Postoperative Radiation for Pathologic Stage T4 Colon Cancers Receiving Adjuvant Chemotherapy Clin Colorectal Cancer : 2019.

Khan N, Lee H, Trivedi C, Kavani H, Medvedeva E, Xie D, Lewis JD, Yang YX: Mortality Associated With Development of Squamous Cell Cancer in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Receiving Treatment With Thiopurines Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : 2019.

Margalit O, Mamtani R, Lawrence YR, Yang YX, Baruch EN, Reiss KA, Golan T, Halpern N, Aderka D, Giantonio B, Shacham-Shmueli E, Boursi B: Locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma: Are preoperative short and long course radiotherapy truly equivalent? Mol Clin Oncol 10 (5): 555-559,2019.

Cohn E, Lurie I, Yang YX, Bilker WB, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Shacham-Shmueli E, Margalit O, Boursi B: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Cancer Risk: A Nested Case-Control Study. J Trauma Stress 31 (6): 919-926,2018.

Sinnamon AJ, Song Y, Sharon CE, Yang YX, Elder DE, Zhang PJ, Xu X, Roses RE, Kelz RR, Fraker DL, Karakousis GC.: Prediction of Residual Nodal Disease at Completion Dissection Following Positive Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol 25 (12): 3468-3475,2018.

Khan Nabeel, Trivedi Chinmay, Kavani Himanshu, Lewis James, Yang Yu-Xiao: Frequency of Herpes Zoster Vaccination Among Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. Inflammatory bowel diseases : 2018.

Margalit Ofer, Mamtani Ronac, Yang Yu-Xiao, Reiss Kim A, Golan Talia, Halpern Naama, Aderka Dan, Giantonio Bruce, Shacham-Shmueli Einat, Boursi Ben: A new look at the International Duration Evaluation of Adjuvant therapy (IDEA) classification-Defining novel predictive and prognostic markers in stage III colon cancer. European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 96 : 105-110,2018.

Khan Nabeel, Trivedi Chinmay, Shah Yash, Patel Dhruvan, Lewis James, Yang Yu-Xiao: The Severity of Herpes Zoster in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients Treated With Anti-TNF Agents. Inflammatory bowel diseases 24 (6): 1274-1279,2018.

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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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