Yuri A. Saito Loftus, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Gastrointestinal disorder
  2. Irritable bowel syndrome
  3. Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Functional gastrointestinal disorders
  • Gastrointestinal and esophageal motility disorders
  1. 2002
    Fellow - Gastroenterology NIH Research FellowshipMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1999
    MPH - Epidemiology, Health Services ResearchJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health
  3. 1998
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. 1995
    MDThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  5. 1991
    BA - BiologyThe Johns Hopkins University

Certifications

  1. 2002
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2004
    Solvay-Clinical Research in Irritable Bowel Syndrome/MotilityAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  2. 2003
    Junior Faculty Career Development AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  3. 1991
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  4. 1990
    MemberAlpha Epsilon Delta National Premedical Honor Society
  5. 1987
    Dean's ListThe Johns Hopkins University

Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Abstract ReviewerAGA Institute, Abstract Selection Committee (Functional Dyspepsia, Nausea and Vomiting)
  2. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  3. 2017 - present
    Expert Panel MemberFunctional GI Health and Nutrition Circle Expert Panel, American College of Gastroenterology
  4. 2016 - present
    Task Force MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  5. 2014 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
  6. 2013 - 2014
    Task Force MemberACG Task Force on Functional Bowel Disease, American College of Gastroenterology
  7. 2012
    MemberAbstract Selection Committee: FGIDs, Digestive Diseases Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  8. 2011
    OrganizerClinical Practice Symposia, Digestive Diseases Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  9. 2011 - present
    AdvisorBoard of Advisors, IBS Centers of Education and Expertise, Regional IBS Expert, Gastrointestinal Health Foundation
  10. 2010
    OrganizerClinical Practice Symposia, Digestive Diseases Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  11. 2010
    MemberAbstract Selection Committee: Gastroparesis, Digestive Diseases Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  12. 2009
    Grant Application ReviewerInternational Rome Committee
  13. 2007 - 2011
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2007 - present
    DirectorGI Epidemiology/Outcomes Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2007 - present
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 2006 - 2010
    Co-DirectorGI Diagnostic Laboratory, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  17. 2006 - 2009
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 2006
    Grant ReviewerSeed Grant Proposals, University of North Carolina
  19. 2004
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  20. 2002 - 2008
    Protocol ReviewerResearch Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2002 - 2007
    MemberEsophageal Interest Group, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2002 - present
    MemberMotility Interest Group, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  23. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
  24. 2001 - present
    MemberGastroenterology Research Group, American Gastroenterological Association
  25. 2000
    MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  26. 2000 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  27. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  28. 2000 - present
    MemberFunctional GI Research Group, American Gastroenterological Association
  29. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  30. 1999 - present
    MemberDelta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, Alpha Chapter, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health
  31. 1998 - present
    ParticipantDigestive Diseases Week, American Gastroenterological Association
  32. 1998 - present
    ParticipantAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  33. 1996 - 1998
    MemberCommunity Medicine Primary Care Clinic Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  34. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  35. 1995 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine
  36. 1995 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  37. 1995 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  38. 1994 - 1995
    Student RepresentativeAdmissions Committee, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Research activities

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