Yufei Dai

Yufei Dai


Medical Sciences Building

COM IM Endocrinology Division - 0547

University of Cincinnati
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0547

Professional Summary

Current Role
Yufei Dai, MD, is an assitant professor at division of Endocrinology, department of Internal Medicine

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Current Clinical Focus and Interests
Diabetes,  secondary diabetes, cystic fibrosis related diabetes, diabetes after total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplatation, hypoglycemia

Summary of Background/Previous Work History, Education and Achievements
Dai joined the University of Cincinnati faculty in 2019 where he completed his Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship training. 

Dai received his medical degree from the Medical College of Hunan Normal University (China) in 2009 and a master’s degree in Internal Medicine (Endocrinology) from Peking Union Medical College Hospital in 2012. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC.

Dai is board certified in internal medicine and Endocrinology & Metabolism.


MD, Hunan Normal University College of Medicine Changsha, China, (Internal Medicine)

Master of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology), Peking Union Medical College Beijing, China, 2012

Research and Practice Interests

The effect of weight loss sugery on liver glycogen metabolism.

UC Health Clinical Focus


UC Health Specialities

Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism

Internal Medicine


Peer Reviewed Publications

Liu M, Zhu H, Dai Y, Pan H, Li N, Wang L, Yang H, Yan K, Gong F. (2018. )Zinc-α2-Glycoprotein Is Associated with Obesity in Chinese People and HFD-Induced Obese Mice. Front Physiol, ,

Zhu H, Wang X, Pan H, Dai Y, Li N, Wang L, Yang H, Gong F (2016. )The Mechanism by Which Safflower Yellow Decreases Body Fat Mass and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in HFD-Induced Obese Mice. Front Pharmacol, ,

Zhu HJ, Dai YF, Wang O, Li M, Lu L, Zhao WG, Xing XP, Pan H, Li NS, Gong FY. (2011. )Generalized glucocorticoid resistance accompanied with an adrenocortical adenoma and caused by a novel point mutation of human glucocorticoid receptor gene. Chin Med J (Engl), ,

Mao JF, Wu XY, Nie M, Lu SY, Gong FY, Dai YF (2010. )[A report of familial male-limited precocious puberty caused by a germ-line heterozygous mutation (M398T) in luteinizing hormone receptor gene] .Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi., ,

Zhu HJ, Dong CX, Pan H, Ping XC, Li NS, Dai YF, Wang LJ, Yang HB, Zhao WG, Gong FY (2012. )rs4215 SNP in zinc-α2-glycoprotein gene is associated with obesity in Chinese north Han population. Gene, ,

Dai, Yufei; Hagen, Matthew; Andaluz, Norberto; Bhabhra, Ruchi (2019. )Aggressive granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis with optic tract edema and invasion into third ventricle.Surgical neurology international, ,10 ,217

Post Graduate Training and Education

07-01-2014-06-30-2017 Residency, Howard University Hospital, ,Washington DC

07-01-2017-06-30-2019 Endocrine fellowship, University of Cincinnati, ,

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0547
Phone: 513-558-3566
Fax: 513-558-8581