Yanyi Yao, MD
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Maternal and Child Hospital of Hubei Province
Wuhan, China 430070
Dr. Yanyi Yao is an associate chief physician who has a special interest in prenatal diagnosis and newborn screening. Dr. Yanyi Yao received her medical degree from Wuhan University Medical College and her master’s degree from Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Yanyi Yao has been part of the Maternal and Child Hospital of Hubei Province since 2004. Dr. Yanyi Yao went to the Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as a visiting scholar in 2019. In China, Dr. Yanyi Yao is responsible for checking thousands of the prenatal genetic diagnostic testing and also participated in the follow-up, treatment and genetic counseling of more than 20,000 cases of newborn hearing loss screening. Dr. Yanyi Yao is a member of the expert board on prenatal diagnosis in her hospital and has rich experience in prenatal diagnosis and genetic counselling. She has participated in many provincial and ministerial scientific projects in China and published many peer-reviewed journal articles.