Yvette Wild, MD, MPH, MAS

Director, Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic
Pediatric gastroenterologist

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.


Aerodigestive Clinic
1975 Fourth Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2757
Fax: (415) 353-2603

Cystic Fibrosis Center
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Appointments: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 476-9278

Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 353-2474

Gastroenterology and Liver
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2813
Fax: (415) 476-1343

More about Yvette Wild


University of Connecticut School of Medicine 2006
UConn School of Medicine, M.P.H. 2006
Georgetown University, MS, Physiology and Biophysics 2010
UCSF, MAS, Clinical Research and Epidemiology 2011


UCLA,, Pediatrics 2009


UCSF, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lynch SV, Goldfarb KC, Wild YK, Kong W, De Lisle RC, Brodie EL. Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator knockout mice exhibit aberrant gastrointestinal microbiota. Gut Microbes. 2013 Jan-Feb; 4(1):41-7.
  2. Scanlan PD, Buckling A, Kong W, Wild Y, Lynch SV, Harrison F. Gut dysbiosis in cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2012 Sep; 11(5):454-5.
  3. Wild YK, Heyman MB, Vittinghoff E, Dalal DH, Wojcicki JM, Clark AL, Rechmann B, Rechmann P. Gastroesophageal reflux is not associated with dental erosion in children. Gastroenterology. 2011 Nov; 141(5):1605-11.
  4. Aziz S, Wild Y, Rosenthal P, Goldstein RB. Pseudo gallbladder sign in biliary atresia--an imaging pitfall. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 May; 41(5):620-6; quiz 681-2.
  5. Mallya SM, Gallagher JJ, Wild YK, Kifor O, Costa-Guda J, Saucier K, Brown EM, Arnold A. Abnormal parathyroid cell proliferation precedes biochemical abnormalities in a mouse model of primary hyperparathyroidism. Mol Endocrinol. 2005 Oct; 19(10):2603-9.
  6. Arnold A, Shattuck TM, Mallya SM, Krebs LJ, Costa J, Gallagher J, Wild Y, Saucier K. Molecular pathogenesis of primary hyperparathyroidism. J Bone Miner Res. 2002 Nov; 17 Suppl 2:N30-6.

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