George Yanni, MD

Director, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program
Associate Director, Liver Transplant Program
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

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.


Medical School

Ain Shams University School of Medicine


Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles


Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles


University of California Los Angeles Medical Center



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


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).



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 Summary

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