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Andres Yarur, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Location

  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • 5000 West National Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53295-1000

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

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Overview

Diseases and Conditions

  • Crohns Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Digestive Diseases

Treatments and Services

  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Virtual Visit
  • Clinical Trials in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • New Therapies for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

  • Zablocki VA Medical Center – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Clinic Locations

Biography

Dr. Yarur completed an Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital-University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. This was followed by an Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease fellowship at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He is a member of the Alpha-Omega-Alpha honor medical society. His research interests focus on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, including novel therapies and optimization of current treatments. Dr. Yarur leads a team of researchers studying inflammatory bowel diseases and is internationally recognized for his contributions to advance the care of patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. He has received multiple awards from several national and international organizations including the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association, the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization, the World Gastroenterology Association and the United European Gastroenterology Society. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 articles, abstracts and book chapters in prestigious journals.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Universidad Mayor - Santiago (2006)
Residency in Internal Medicine - University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Miami, FL (2008-2011)
Fellowship in Gastroenterology - University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Medical Center - Miami, FL (2011-2014)
Advanced Fellowship in Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine - Chicago, IL (2014-2015)