Liver Disease Care

Our liver disease experts provide complete, coordinated care for patients with all types of liver conditions.

Liver Disease Care

Our liver disease experts provide complete, coordinated care for patients with all types of liver conditions.

Innovative Care for Liver Disease

Conditions affecting the liver — an organ that helps your body digest food, store energy and remove toxins — impact 4.5 million people each year. At the USC Liver Disease Program, our renowned doctors offer patient-centered, advanced care for all types of liver conditions and diseases.

Our team of specialists work together to design a treatment plan just for you. We offer state-of-the-art treatment options for conditions such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, liver cancer and gallstones. Our experts also provide pre- and post-liver transplant care.

Our liver disease specialists will be by your side from diagnosis to treatment to recovery.

Complete Treatment for All Types of Liver Conditions

Your expert hepatologists work with oncologists, surgeons, radiologists and other specialists to deliver complete care focused on you.

We are leaders in liver disease research, bringing you access to clinical trials and cutting-edge medications and treatment options.

Our liver transplant program has been a pioneer in the field for over 20 years.

We are ranked among the top programs in the nation for exceptional cancer care by U.S. News & World Report.

Our Team

Aaron J. Ahearn, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Scott M. Atay, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer  View more

Saroja Devi Bangaru, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Specialties
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery  View more
Specialties
Nurse Practitioner, Melanoma Surgery, Gastroenterology

James L. Buxbaum, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor (Clinical Scholar)
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Cynthia Cherfane, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Peter Sung Chung, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator ...
Specialties
Pulmonary Critical Care, Lung Transplant Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine

Laurie D. Deleve, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology

John Arthur Donovan, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Liver Transplant Surgery

Florinale Cuico Elorta, NP-C

Accepting new patients
Nurse Practitioner
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Juliet Emamaullee, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery  View more

Kambiz Etesami, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery  View more

Yuri Genyk, MD

Accepting new patients
Co-Director, USC Transplant Institure
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Hyosun (helen) Han, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology

Takashi Harano, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Thoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer, Transplant Surgery  View more

Rome Jutabha, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Jeffrey A. Kahn, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Liver Transplant Surgery

Ani Amirian Kardashian, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Navpreet Kaur, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Saro Khemichian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

Jim Kim, MD

Accepting new patients
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Brian Kim, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology

Anthony W. Kim, MD

Accepting new patients
Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Specialties
Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer  View more

Sujit Kulkarni, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology

Michael Lin, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Liver Transplant Surgery, Gastroenterology

Gautam K. Malhotra, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Neel Kamal Mann, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Surinder K. Mann, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator ...
Specialties
Pulmonary Critical Care, Lung Transplant Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Nipaporn Pichetshote, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Adupa Rao, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Associate Professor (Clinician Educator)
Specialties
Pulmonology, Transplant Surgery

Kathleen Kay Rosario, NP-C

Accepting new patients
Clinical Instructor of Medicine (Practitioner)
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Ara Sahakian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Julia Ann Saile, PA-C

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Physician Assistant, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Robert R. Selby, MD

Accepting new patients
Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Abdominal ...
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Anisa Shaker, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Sonia Sharma, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Sarah Sheibani, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology
Section Chief, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Linda S. Sher, MD

Accepting new patients
Division Chief for Clinical Research
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery  View more

Hamid Shidban, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery

Edy Soffer, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine/Divis ...
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Neil Kaplowitz Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hepatology  View more

Jacques Van Dam, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Medicine (Clinical Scholar)
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Liyun Yuan, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology  View more

Bing Zhang, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology

Kali Zhou, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Shannon M. Zielsdorf, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery  View more

Saroja Devi Bangaru, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology

James L. Buxbaum, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor (Clinical Scholar)
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Cynthia Cherfane, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine

Laurie D. Deleve, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Rome Jutabha, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Jeffrey A. Kahn, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Liver Transplant Surgery

Ani Amirian Kardashian, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Saro Khemichian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

Michael Lin, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Liver Transplant Surgery, Gastroenterology

Surinder K. Mann, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology

Neel Kamal Mann, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Nipaporn Pichetshote, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Ara Sahakian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Anisa Shaker, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Sonia Sharma, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Sarah Sheibani, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology

Edy Soffer, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine/Divis ...
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Neil Kaplowitz Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hepatology  View more

Jacques Van Dam, MD

Accepting new patients
Professor of Medicine (Clinical Scholar)
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Liyun Yuan, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology  View more

Bing Zhang, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology

Kali Zhou, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology
Specialties
Nurse Practitioner, Melanoma Surgery, Gastroenterology

Florinale Cuico Elorta, NP-C

Accepting new patients
Nurse Practitioner
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Kathleen Kay Rosario, NP-C

Accepting new patients
Clinical Instructor of Medicine (Practitioner)
Specialties
Gastroenterology

Aaron J. Ahearn, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Juliet Emamaullee, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery  View more

Kambiz Etesami, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery  View more

Yuri Genyk, MD

Accepting new patients
Co-Director, USC Transplant Institure
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Navpreet Kaur, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Jim Kim, MD

Accepting new patients
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Sujit Kulkarni, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Gautam K. Malhotra, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Robert R. Selby, MD

Accepting new patients
Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Abdominal ...
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Section Chief, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Linda S. Sher, MD

Accepting new patients
Division Chief for Clinical Research
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery  View more

Shannon M. Zielsdorf, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery  View more

Julia Ann Saile, PA-C

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Physician Assistant, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Saroja Devi Bangaru, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine

John Arthur Donovan, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Liver Transplant Surgery

Hyosun (helen) Han, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology

Jeffrey A. Kahn, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Liver Transplant Surgery

Ani Amirian Kardashian, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Saro Khemichian, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

Brian Kim, MD

Accepting new patients
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology

Michael Lin, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Liver Transplant Surgery, Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Gastroenterology
Specialties
Hepatology, Gastroenterology
Neil Kaplowitz Professor of Medicine
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hepatology  View more

Liyun Yuan, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology  View more

Kali Zhou, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties
Hepatology, Transplant Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Aaron J. Ahearn, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Scott M. Atay, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer  View more
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Specialties
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery  View more

Peter Sung Chung, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator ...
Specialties
Pulmonary Critical Care, Lung Transplant Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Juliet Emamaullee, MD, PhD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery  View more

Kambiz Etesami, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery  View more

Yuri Genyk, MD

Accepting new patients
Co-Director, USC Transplant Institure
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Takashi Harano, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Thoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer, Transplant Surgery  View more

Navpreet Kaur, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Jim Kim, MD

Accepting new patients
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Pancreas Transplant Surgery  View more

Anthony W. Kim, MD

Accepting new patients
Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Specialties
Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer  View more
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator ...
Specialties
Pulmonary Critical Care, Lung Transplant Surgery, Transplant Surgery
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Adupa Rao, MD

Accepting new patients
Clinical Associate Professor (Clinician Educator)
Specialties
Pulmonology, Transplant Surgery

Robert R. Selby, MD

Accepting new patients
Chief of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Abdominal ...
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Linda S. Sher, MD

Accepting new patients
Division Chief for Clinical Research
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery  View more

Hamid Shidban, MD

Accepting new patients
Specialties
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery, Liver Transplant Surgery

Shannon M. Zielsdorf, MD

Accepting new patients
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Specialties
Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery  View more

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