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    Saro Khemichian, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressHCC 300A 1510 San Pablo Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
    Phone+1 323 442 5576
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      Dr. Saro Khemichian is a board certified transplant hepatologist who received his medical degree from University of Southern California Keck School of medicine. He then went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine followed by Gastroenterology fellowship at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Khemichian then completed an extra year of training for Transplant Hepatology at Keck Medical Center of USC.

      Dr. Khemichian's clinical interests include gastroenterology, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, chronic liver disease and liver transplantation. His research interests include complications of chronic liver disease, liver transplant, and treatment of hepatitis C infection.


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      Georgetown University1999Physiology Student of the Year
      Department of Medicine, USC2004Intern of the Year Award

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      1. Zhu J, Khemichian S, Nghiem D, Zhang SR, Limurti J, Saito T, Fong TL. Comparison of Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Hispanic and Asian Chronic Hepatitis B Patients in Southern California. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2016 Aug; 50(7):602-7. PMID: 26890328.
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      2. Sheibani S, Khemichian S, Kim JJ, Hou L, Yan AW, Buxbaum J, Dara L, Laine L. Randomized trial of 1-week versus 2-week intervals for endoscopic ligation in the treatment of patients with esophageal variceal bleeding. Hepatology. 2016 Aug; 64(2):549-55. PMID: 27082942.
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      3. Khemichian S, Lee B, Kahn J, Noureddin M, Kim B, Harper T, Esmailian Y, Fong TL. Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir Therapy for Recurrent Hepatitis C Infection After Liver Transplantation. Transplant Direct. 2015 Jul; 1(6):e21. PMID: 27500223.
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      4. Khemichian S, Hsieh MJ, Zhang SR, Limurti J, Kim J, Fong TL. Nucleoside-Nucleotide Analog Combination Therapy Is Effective in Preventing Recurrent Hepatitis B After Liver Transplantation. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Sep; 60(9):2807-12. PMID: 25939541.
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      5. Fong TL, Khemichian S, Shah T, Hutchinson IV, Cho YW. Combined liver-kidney transplantation is preferable to liver transplant alone for cirrhotic patients with renal failure. Transplantation. 2012 Aug 27; 94(4):411-6. PMID: 22805440.
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      6. Khemichian S, Fong TL. Hepatic dysfunction in hyperthyroidism. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2011 May; 7(5):337-9. PMID: 21857837.
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      7. Khemichian S, Bemanian S. Pulmonary vein leiomyosarcoma. Intern Med J. 2006 Dec; 36(12):793-4. PMID: 17096743.
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