Simona Jakab, MD

Simona Jakab, MD
Hepatology
Accepting new patients? Yes
Referrals required? From physicians only
Patient type treated: Adult
Board Certified in Transplant Hepatology

Dr. Jakab is involved in multiple aspects of the clinical practice within the Section of Digestive Diseases and Yale New Haven Transplantation Center. Her clinical interests include evaluation and treatment of patients with hepatitis B, C, fatty liver disease, drug-induced liver disease, cirrhosis, as well as management of patients before and after liver transplantation. She also performs liver biopsy, large volume paracentesis, endoscopic evaluation and treatment of esophageal varices, colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening, and general endoscopic evaluation of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Jakab serves as attending hepatologist and attending transplant hepatologist at Yale New Haven Hospital.

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