Udeme D Ekong, MD MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)

Specialties & Subspecialties

Transplantation Center, Yale-New Haven

Pediatrics: Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Education & Training

  • M.B.B.S., Ahmadu Bello University (1992)
  • M.P.H., Northwestern University (2011)
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia Presbyterian , Pediatric Gastroenterology (2000 - 2003)
  • Fellowship, Children`s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago. , Transplant Hepatology (2003 - 2004)
  • Residency, Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center , Pediatrics (1998 - 2000)
  • Residency, Birmingham Children's Hospital, United Kingdom. , Pediatrics (1996 - 1998)
  • Residency, Bedford Hospital, United Kingdom , Pediatrics (1995 - 1996)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adolescent, Child | Accepts referrals from patients

Clinical Interests

1) Neonatal cholestasis. 2) Autoimmune liver diseases. 3) Pediatric liver transplantation.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Board Certified (2001)
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Board Certified (2006)
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certified (2005)

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseGenetics of Fatty Liver Disease in Childhood Obesity
Alanine Aminotransferase, Plasma Level of, Quantitative Trait Locus 1, Hypertriglyceridemia, Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, and SteatohepatitisThe genetic effect on omega 3 fatty acid supplementation for the treatment of non alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese children and adolescents
De Novo Autoimmune HepatitisDe Novo Autoimmune Hepatitis in Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Autoimmune HepatitisThe Role of Sodium Chloride and the Treg/Th17 Axis in Autoimmune Hepatitis
Paediatric Liver Transplant RecipientsA 24 Month, multi-center, single arm, prospective study to evaluate renal function, efficacy, safety and tolerability of everolimus in combination with reduced exposure cyclosporine or tacrolimus in pediatric liver transplant recipients

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