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Yuko Kono, MD practices Gastroenterology, Transplantation, and Hepatology (Liver) in San Diego

Yuko Kono, MD

Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialties:
Gastroenterology (Primary Specialty)
Transplantation
Liver Transplantation
Hepatology (Liver)
Practice Locations
true932.754257-117.165922
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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest
Medical Offices South
4168 Front Street
San Diego, CA  92103
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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla
4510 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA  92121
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About Yuko Kono, MD
Gender:
Female
Date Joined Staff:
7/13/2006
Additional Languages Spoken
Japanese
Bio
Yuko Kono, MD, is a hepatologist with a a special interest in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) surveillance, diagnosis, management, general hepatology and liver transplantation. She is an expert in contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging.

Dr. Kono's clinical research is focused on contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging, particularly in tumor diagnosis and assessment of tumor response to treatment as well as HCC surveillance program.

Dr. Kono received her medical degree and completed her residency and fellowship at Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan. Her medical training includes general hepatology, interventional radiology, liver biopsy, abdominal ultrasound, percutaneous alcohol injection (PEI) and transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) for hepatocellular carcinoma patients.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Gastroenterology, Liver Center or Center for Transplantation.

Education
Medical Degree
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Residencies:
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Fellowship
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Clinical Expertise Areas
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Liver Biopsy
Liver Imaging
Liver Transplantation
Portal Hypertension