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
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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