Harvard Health Books

Qian Yuan MD, PhD

Qian Yuan MD, PhD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Yuan specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and is the Clinical Director of the Food Allergy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his MD degree from the Beijing Second Medical College, Beijing, China and his PhD degree in Immunology from the University of Auckland School of Medicine, Auckland, New Zealand.

Dr. Yuan is an associate pediatrician and an attending physician in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Massachusetts General Hospital. His major clinical focus is intestinal manifestations of food allergies and food intolerances, eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Yuan is a co-author of the consumer health book Understanding Your Food Allergies and Sensitivities: A Guide to Management and Treatment and the author of Getting Your Child to Eat (Almost) Anything. He is also a practicing pediatrician for General Pediatrics at the Pediatrics at Newton Wellesley in Newton, Massachusetts. Dr. Yuan is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and a member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN).

  • Food Allergies in children or adults
  • What foods are common allergens?
  • How can you find out what foods you are intolerant of?
  • How can eating foods you are allergic to or intolerant of affect your daily life?