Desalegn Yacob, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Gastroenterology / Nutrition
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3450
FX: (614) 722-3454

Biography

Desale Yacob, MD, is an attending pediatric gastroenterologist at Nationwide Children’s and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He attended the University of Virginia for both his undergraduate and medical education and completed his pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at Nationwide Children’s. His clinical interests span all areas of pediatric gastroenterology including motility disorders, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease and functional gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Yacob’s research interest is in the area of functional gastrointestinal disorders and neurogastrointestinal disorders. He is named among the “Best Doctors in America.”

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/19/2002

Residency

  • Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Hospit
    Date Completed: 06/30/2005

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Gastroenterology/Nutrition

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2009

Publications

  • Yacob D, DiLorenzo D, Bridge JA, Rosenstein PF, Onorato M, Bravender T, Camp JV. 2013. Prevalence of Pain-Predominant Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and Somatic Symptoms in Patients with Anxiety of Depressive Disorders.  J. Pediatr. Vol. S0022-3476, no. 13. (March): 240-2.
  • Raman V, Yacob D, Tobias JD. 2012. Dexmedetomidine-ketamine sedation during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and biopsy in a patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and egg allergy.  Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. Vol. 2, no. 1. (January): 40-3.
  • Yacob,D; Di Lorenzo,C. 2011. What do we really need in the workup of abdominal pain?.  Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. Vol. 53, no. December: S37-8.
  • Yacob, D. 2011. Pain predominant gastrointestinal disorders in Adolescents. In Adolescent Medicine Today, A Guide to Caring for the Adolescent Patient. 1 ed. Edited by Berlan E, Bravender T. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Pub Co Inc.
  • Shaikhkhalol A, Yacob D. 2011. Cystic Fibrosis. In The NASPGHAN Fellow Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Edited by Sondheimer J, Wassdrop Hurtado C. New York, NY: Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing.
  • Yacob D; Di Lorenzo C. 2009. Functional Abdominal Pain: All Roads Lead to Rome (Criteria).  PEDIATRIC ANNALS. Vol. 38, no. 5. (May): 253-258.
  • Yacob, D, DiLorenzo, C. 2009. Function abdominal pain: All roads lead to Rome.  Pediatric Annals. Vol. 38, no. 5. (May): 253-8.
  • Yacob D, DiLorenzo C. How to Deal with Pediatric Functional GI Disorders.  Current Prediatrics Reports.
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