Dr. Yi-Hao Yu Has Been Recognized Among the Top in His Industry by the Expert Network©

The Expert Network celebrates its newest member, Dr. Yi-Hao Yu

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dr. Yi-Hao Yu, Medical Director, Endocrinology, WLDC, Greenwich Hospital​​, has joined The Expert Network, an invitation only service for distinguished professionals. Dr. Yu​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ has been chosen as a Distinguished Doctor based on peer reviews and ratings, numerous recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout his career.

Dr. Yu​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ outshines others in his field due to his extensive educational background, numerous awards and recognitions, and career longevity. After earning his Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai in 1982, Dr. Yu emigrated to the United States to pursue a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology at New York University School of Medicine, which he earned in 1989, followed by a medical degree, which he earned in 1996. He went on to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he continued both his medical training and research, completing an internship, residency, and fellowship. At Columbia he was also a Lucille P. Markey Research Fellow and completed an NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Arteriosclerosis. Dr. Yu currently serves as a Medical Director for Greenwich Hospital in addition to practicing with the Northeast Medical Group, both affiliated with Yale New Haven Health.

Throughout his career, Dr. Yu has received numerous awards and honors, including the NIH Research Grant Award (R03) for his research on the Role of DGAT1 in Muscle Lipotoxicity, the AMA Physician’s recognition Award, and has been named one of “America’s Top Physicians” by Consumers Research Council of America and to Castle Connolly Medical, LTD's list of “Top Doctors”, among many others.

With 17 years dedicated to medicine, Dr. Yu​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ brings a wealth of knowledge to his industry, and in particular, to his area of expertise, endocrinology and nutrition. When asked why he decided to pursue a career in medicine, Dr. Yu​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​said:

"I love to learn and do anything that may improve a patient's health and well being. In this sense, nothing is more rewarding than medicine to me."

As a thought-leader in his specialty, Dr. Yu remains widely renowned for his groundbreaking research in endocrinology and metabolism. Recently, he and his colleagues have made tremendous advances in the understanding of how and why people gain weight as well as new possible solutions to nutritional problems. He noted:

"Just last year we wrote a paper on the etiology of obesity, and we were able to recognize two types of obesity, metabolic obesity and hedonic obesity, each with a unique underlying pathophysiological basis and each deserving a tailored treatment. This is a rapidly advancing field and is very exciting."

Dr. Yu is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American College of Physicians, and the American Medical Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and of the CUSBEA (China-US Biochemistry Examination and Application).

For more information, visit Dr. Yu​​'s​​​​​​​​​ profile on the Expert Network here: http://expertnetwork.co/members/yi-hao-yu/00f2d5b12872d650​


The Expert Network has written this news release with approval and/or contributions from Dr. Yi-Hao Yu​. The Expert Network is an invitation-only reputation management service that is dedicated to helping professionals stand out, network, and gain a competitive edge. The Expert Network selects a limited number of professionals based on their individual recognitions and history of personal excellence.

Source: The Expert Network


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