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Rena Yadlapati

Rena Yadlapati MD, MSHS

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director, Esophageal Diseases & Motility, UCSD Center for Esophageal Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

Dr. Yadlapati specializes in esophageal disorders, specifically GERD and esophageal dysmotility. Dr. Yadlapati is a co-author of national guidelines for achalasia and esophageal physiologic testing, the co-chair and first author of Chicago Classification version 4.0, and serves on the board of directors of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Institute as well as the American Foregut Society. She is an active clinical researcher with grant support from the NIH and ACG, and has published over 90 articles in peer-reviewed publications.


Dr. Yadlapati reports the following:
  • Consultant: Medtronic (Institutional), Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (Institutional), Diversatek (Institutional), Phathom Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Advisory Board with Stock Options: RJS Mediagnostix
  • Research Funding: Ironwood Pharmaceuticals