- Hepatology Program Leader, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
Dr. Yanny specializes in general and transplant hepatology and focuses on treating patients with a wide spectrum of liver disorders. He is well versed in the treatment of hepatitis C with the new direct-acting antiviral agents. He cares for patients with liver cirrhosis and its spectrum of complications. He also cares for patients before and after liver transplantation. His research interests include non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma and viral hepatitis B and C.
Dr. Yanny completed his internal medicine residency at Keck School of Medicine and county hospital of USC. Following his internal medicine training, he served as the inaugural transplant hepatology hospitalist at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center for one year. He then completed his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Yanny moved to UCLA as the inaugural transplant hepatology fellow, where he completed his training. He is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. Dr. Yanny has presented research at multiple national and international societies including AASLD, EASL, GUILD and DDW.