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Saro Khemichian, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
Phone+1 323 442 5576
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    Georgetown University1999Physiology Student of the Year
    Department of Medicine, USC2004Intern of the Year Award

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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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    1. Durand F, Francoz C, Asrani SK, Khemichian S, Pham TA, Sung RS, Genyk YS, Nadim MK. Acute Kidney Injury After Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2018 Oct; 102(10):1636-1649. PMID: 29847502.
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    2. Kwo P, Fried MW, Reddy KR, Soldevila-Pico C, Khemichian S, Darling J, Zamor PJ, Napoli AA, Anduze-Faris B, Brown RS. Daclatasvir and sofosbuvir treatment of decompensated liver disease or post-liver transplant hepatitis C virus recurrence in patients with advanced liver disease/cirrhosis in a real-world cohort. Hepatol Commun. 2018 04; 2(4):354-363. PMID: 29619415.
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    3. 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 08; 50(7):602-7. PMID: 26890328.
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    4. 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 08; 64(2):549-55. PMID: 27082942; PMCID: PMC4956532 [Available on 08/01/17].
    5. 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; PMCID: PMC4946469.
    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. Khemichian S, Fong TL. Hepatic dysfunction in hyperthyroidism. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2011 May; 7(5):337-9. PMID: 21857837; PMCID: PMC3127041.
    9. Khemichian S, Bemanian S. Pulmonary vein leiomyosarcoma. Intern Med J. 2006 Dec; 36(12):793-4. PMID: 17096743.
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