Director of Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program
Attending Physician
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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George Yanni, MD is an attending physician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and is a member of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Team.

Clinical Interests

Childhood constipation, neonatal jaundice, acute liver failure, pediatric hepatitis 101, pediatric gastrointestinal congenital anomalies, pediatric gastrointestinal hemorrhage, pediatric liver transplantation and evaluation of children with liver diseases.

Education

Medical School: 

Ain Shams University School of Medicine

Internship: 

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles

Residency: 

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles

Fellowship: 

University of California Los Angeles Medical Center

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology CAQ.

Professional Memberships: 

Hepatology Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD), International Transplantation Society, International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS), International Small Bowel Transplantation Society, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN).

Publications: 

Pedro W. Baron, Fatenah Majlissipour, Antranik Bedros, Craig W. Zupan, Ramzi Ben-Youssef, George Yanni, Okechukwu N. Ojogho, Waldo Concepcion. Undifferentiated Emryonal Sarcoma of the Liver Successfully Treated with Chemotherapy and Liver Resection. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (2007) 11: 73-75.

Manoj Shah , Marquelle Klooster , George Yanni , Amul Shah, Frequency and Methods of Gastrojejunal Tube Replacement in Children Curr Gastroenterol Rep (2010) 12 (3):223–227, DOI 10.1007/s11894-010-0107-2.

Research Interests: 

Liver resection, methods of gastrojejunal tube replacement in children and transplant hepatology.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, CA 90027
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