John Erikson L Yap, MD

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John Erikson L Yap, MD

Gastroenterology
Internal Medicine

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John Erikson L Yap, MD

Dr. Yap is a compassionate and dedicated gastroenterologist with experience in treating both common as well as complicated gastroenterology and hepatology diseases. He provides evidence-based management for his patients. After earning his medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines, Dr. Yap completed his Internal Medicine residency at Cook County Health and Hospital System in Chicago, Illinois. He stayed an additional year to be the internal medicine chief medical resident and completed his gastroenterology fellowship at the same institution. Dr. Yap is a member of the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association, American Association of the Study of Liver Disease and American Society of Gastroentrointestinal Endoscopy. He has also accomplished publications in different fields of gastroenterology and hepatology.

  • Clinical Interests

    Colon Cancer Screening and Surveillance including removal of large polyps, Diagnosis and Treatment of GI bleeding, Medical and Endoscopic management of GERD and it's complication, Screening and Treatment of Barret's esophagus, Dilation of strictures, Endoscopic treatment of internal hemorrhoids, Dyspepsia, Dysphagia, Acute and Chronic pancreatitis, Acute and Chronic Hepatitis, Cirrhosis, Inflammatory Bowel disease, Celiac disease, Feeding/PEG tube placement, Adult GI manifestation of cystic fibrosis

  • Research Interests

    Endoscopy safety
    Quality improvement project

  • Philosophy of Care

    Treat all patients as if you are treating your own family.

  • Specialties

    Gastroenterology

    Internal Medicine

  • Language(s)

    English

Positions

Associate Program Director of GI fellowship

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Certified

American Board of Internal Medicine - Certified

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Santo Tomas

Internship: Cook County Health and Hospital System

Residency: Cook County Health and Hospital System

Fellowship: Cook County Health and Hospital System

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