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Karla Au Yeung, M.D.

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Assistant Professor

Specialty:

Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Location(s):

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Brady 320
600 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287-2631

Dr. Karla Au Yeung currently sees patients at the Rubenstein Child Health Building in Baltimore on Tuesdays.  She also sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Health Care Center at Cedar Lane in Columbia, MD.

 

 

Education:

Medical School:
Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency:
Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Fellowship:
Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Special Interests:

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease in infants and children
  • Swallowing disorders in infants and children
  • The effects of gastroesophageal reflux disease in children with asthma and other respiratory diseases 

Biography:

Dr. Au Yeung received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1994 and went on to complete her pediatrics residency training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Au Yeung worked as a general pediatrician in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, for two years before returning to Walter Reed Army Medical Center for fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology.   

In 2002, she was appointed Chief of Pediatric Endoscopy Unit at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, supporting the advancement of technology for pediatric GI procedures and later was promoted to Assistant Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.  Her influential work in the pediatric residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center garnered professional attention leading to her appointment to Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director. 

Dr. Au Yeung led the Pediatric Feeding Team Clinic at Walter Reed Army Medical Center serving from 2005 to 2008 as Medical Director.  During her tenure, she became interested in neonatal gastroesophageal reflux and swallowing disorders that occur in infants born prematurely.  In addition, she has worked with children of all ages who have chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease with associated respiratory complications or eosinophilic esophagitis.  She has experience in modalities such as endoscopy and pH and impedance monitoring to better define and manage gastroesophgeal reflux disease in children.  Dr. Au Yeung joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in 2008. 

Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Phone: 410-955-8769

Fax: 410-955-1464

Email: kauyeun1@jhmi.edu

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