Simona Jakab, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases)

Physician Biography

Dr. Jakab is involved in multiple aspects of the clinical practice within the Section of Digestive Diseases and Yale New Haven Transplantation Center. Her clinical interests include evaluation and treatment of patients with hepatitis B, C, fatty liver disease, drug-induced liver disease, cirrhosis, as well as management of patients before and after liver transplantation. She also performs liver biopsy, large volume paracentesis, endoscopic evaluation and treatment of esophageal varices, colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening, and general endoscopic evaluation of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Jakab serves as attending hepatologist and attending transplant hepatologist at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From physicians only

Patient Care Organizations

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases: Hepatology: Viral Hepatitis Program

Metabolic Health and Weight Loss Program

Yale Medical Group

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology AB of Internal Medicine (2009)

  • Transplant Hepatology AB of Internal Medicine (2010)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Digestive System - Liver Cirrhosis Readmission Telehealth Project
Hepatitis, Diseases of the Digestive System - Liver HCV-TARGET

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Contact Info

Simona Jakab, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Digestive DiseasesTemple Medical Center
40 Temple Street, Ste Suite 1A

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale-New Haven Transplant CenterYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Digestive DiseasesYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8056