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Helen Yu, B.M., M.D., Ph.D.

Huimin Yu, B.M., M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Mandarin


Clinical Gastroenterology, Clostridium Difficile, Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Diarrhea, Digestive Disorders, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Ulcerative Colitis more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495
1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495
4940 Eastern Avenue A Bldg 3rd floor Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495
4924 Campbell Boulevard Nottingham, MD 21236 map


Dr. Yu joins our faculty after completing a gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to that, she completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia. She earned her medical degree from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in China and received her graduate degree in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Active in her research, Dr. Yu’s clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and chronic diarrhea disease. She is committed to a career as a physician-scientist with focus on host-pathogen interactions and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Dr. Yu’s goal is to translate her research into better patient care especially for those who suffer from diarrhea and IBD. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Shanghai Second Medical University (2004)


  • University of Virginia School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2015)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Gastroenterology (2018)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Gastroenterology

Additional Training

  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2011)

Research & Publications

Contact for Research Inquiries

600 N. Wolfe Street, Blalock 451
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Activities & Honors


  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology

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