Francis Yao


Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program

Dr. Francis Yao is a gastroenterologist who serves as medical director of the UCSF Liver Transplant Program. He also directs the UCSF Liver Transplant Outreach and Community Liaison Program.

In his research, Yao is interested in liver cancer treatment, particularly as related to liver transplants. He has contributed to important publications in this area. His other research interests include hepatitis B infection and outcomes for patients undergoing liver transplantation.

  • Education

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1987

  • Residencies

    Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Internal Medicine, 1990

  • Fellowships

    Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Gastroenterology, 1993

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