Hwan Y. Yoo, M.D.

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Hwan Y. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D., is an experienced liver specialist at The Center for Liver and Hepatobiliary Diseases, part of The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy in Baltimore, Maryland. Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. Yoo diagnoses acute and chronic liver disorders and offers some of the best advanced therapies as treatment options. Dr. Yoo is highly skilled at performing various endoscopy procedures to help diagnose and treat liver and biliary diseases.

Patient-focused Care

Dr. Hwan Yoo takes special interest in patients with Hepatitis C. He continually looks for the newest and best treatment options to help patients manage their Hepatitis C symptoms. Dr. Yoo believes in limiting the amount of medications that all patients take. He works individually with his patients to best manage their liver disease through innovative pill therapy that combines various medication types.

Experienced Educator and Researcher

Dr. Hwan Yoo previously served as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award. He also has received the REGAL Award for GI and liver research excellence. Dr. Yoo has authored numerous articles and dissertations pertaining to liver transplantation.

Trained by Renowned Leader in Liver Disease

Dr. Hwan Yoo completed his Gastroenterology/Hepatology fellowship training under the direction of Dr. Paul Thuluvath, a respected authority on liver and biliary diseases and liver transplant management at Mercy.

Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship in GI/Hepatology – Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency in Internal Medicine – West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Residency in Surgery – St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Ph.D. in Surgical Endocrinology – Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • Master of Science in Surgical Oncology – Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • Medical Degree – Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea