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Yvette Wild


Pediatric gastroenterologist
Director, Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic, San Francisco
Multitasking tummy doctor, mom of two and karaoke singer

Dr. Yvette Wild is a pediatric gastroenterologist who cares for children with food allergies, swallowing problems or other conditions affecting intestinal health, including cystic fibrosis. She focuses on her patients' growth, development and nutritional health. She serves as director of the UCSF Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic.

Wild's research focuses on understanding and treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), particularly in cases with constipation. She is the primary investigator on studies investigating the effects of certain IBS medications in children whose IBS includes constipation.

Wild earned her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where she also earned a master of public health degree with a focus on maternal and child health. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, followed by a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at UCSF. She also has a master's degree in physiology and biophysics from Georgetown University and a master of advanced study degree in clinical research and epidemiology from UCSF.

Wild belongs to the American Academy of Pediatrics and North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. She mentors medical students at UCSF. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, swimming, practicing yoga and playing the piano.

  • Education

    UCSF, MAS, Clinical Research and Epidemiology, 2011

    Georgetown University, MS, Physiology and Biophysics, 2010

    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, MD, 2006

    UConn School of Medicine, MPH, 2006

  • Residencies

    UCLA, Pediatrics, 2009

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics

    Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

I am humbled to work alongside my patients and their families to optimize their health and prioritize their quality of life.

Where I see patients (6)

    Selected research

    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study of Dexlansoprazole in Healing and Maintenance of Healed Erosive Esophagitis (EE) in Chi...

    Healing of EE will be assessed by endoscopy.


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    Decorative Caduceus

    A Study of Dexlansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules to Treat Symptomatic Nonerosive Gastroesoph...

    Daily electronic diaries (eDiaries) will be completed which contain Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Symptom Daily Diaries (PGSDD) questionnaires that document presence or absence of hurting or burning in the stomach, che...


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    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.