Office Address:
1215 21st Avenue South, Medical Center East, South Tower, Room / Suite 8210, Nashville, TN 37232-8148

Instructor in Medicine

San Leandro, CA
Previous Institution
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Previous Role/Title
Clinical Fellow
Adult Endocrinology


MD - University of California
B.S. - Stanford University

Articles in Referenced Journals:

Zhu L, Shi J, Luu TN, Neuman JC, Trefts E, Yu S, Palmisano BT, Wasserman DH, Linton MF, Stafford JM. Hepatocyte estrogen receptor alpha mediates estrogen action to promote reverse cholesterol transport during Western-type diet feedingMol Metab [print-electronic]. 2018 Feb; 8: 106-16. PMID: 29331506, PMCID: PMC5985047, PII: S2212-8778(17)30683-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.molmet.2017.12.012, ISSN: 2212-8778. 

Yu SS, Bischoff LA. Thyroid Cancer in PregnancySemin. Reprod. Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Nov; 34(6): 351-5. PMID: 27741551, DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1593484, ISSN: 1526-4564. 

Yu SS, Ramsey NL, Castillo DC, Ricks M, Sumner AE. Triglyceride-based screening tests fail to recognize cardiometabolic disease in African immigrant and African-American menMetab Syndr Relat Disord [print-electronic]. 2013 Feb; 11(1): 15-20. PMID: 23215943, PMCID: PMC3557430, DOI: 10.1089/met.2012.0114, ISSN: 1557-8518. 

Castillo DC, Ramsey NL, Yu SS, Ricks M, Courville AB, Sumner AE. Inconsistent Access to Food and Cardiometabolic Disease: The Effect of Food InsecurityCurr Cardiovasc Risk Rep. 2012 Jun; 6(3): 245-50. PMID: 22629473, PMCID: PMC3357002, ISSN: 1932-9520. 

Yu SS, Castillo DC, Courville AB, Sumner AE. The triglyceride paradox in people of African descentMetab Syndr Relat Disord [print-electronic]. 2012 Apr; 10(2): 77-82. PMID: 22224930, PMCID: PMC3311911, DOI: 10.1089/met.2011.0108, ISSN: 1557-8518.