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Sarah Sheibani, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
HCC 322U 1510 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 5576


Dr. Sheibani is a gastroenterologist with specialized training in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). She completed her internship and residency training in internal medicine at Stanford University. Following her Gastroenterology Fellowship at USC, she did an extra year of training in IBD at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sheibani’s research interests include the treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding and health-care maintenance issues in patients with IBD.


Stanford University: Franklin G. Ebaugh Jr. Award for Resident Research, 2006

Gold Humanism Honor Society: Member, 2005

Alpha Omega Alpha: Elected Member, 2005

Gold Headed Cane Award for Devotion to Patient Care

University of California, Irvine: Regent's Scholarship, 2001

Scholastic Honor Society: Member, 2000

Phi Beta Kappa: Elected Member, 2000

Robert Ernst Prize for Excellence in Research in the Biological Sciences

Golden Key National Honor Society: Member, 1997


Reply: One-Week vs. Two-Week Intervals for Endoscopic Ligation. Hepatology. 2016 Oct 26. View in: PubMed

A Flow Perfusion Bioreactor System for Vocal Fold Tissue Engineering Applications. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2016 Sep; 22(9):823-38. View in: PubMed

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. View in: PubMed

The Effect of Maternal Peripartum Anti-TNFa Use on Infant Immune Response. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Jun; 61(6):1622-7. View in: PubMed

Investigation of the Viability, Adhesion, and Migration of Human Fibroblasts in a Hyaluronic Acid/Gelatin Microgel-Reinforced Composite Hydrogel for Vocal Fold Tissue Regeneration. Adv Healthc Mater. 2016 Jan; 5(2):255-65. View in: PubMed

Inhibition of stress mediated cell death by human lactate dehydrogenase B in yeast. FEMS Yeast Res. 2015 Aug; 15(5). View in: PubMed

Human Thyroid Cancer-1 (TC-1) is a vertebrate specific oncogenic protein that protects against copper and pro-apoptotic genes in yeast. Microb Cell. 2015 Jul 06; 2(7):247-255. View in: PubMed

Crucial role of the protein corona for the specific targeting of nanoparticles. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2015 Jan; 10(2):215-26. View in: PubMed

Delayed paracentesis is associated with increased in-hospital mortality in patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep; 109(9):1436-42. View in: PubMed

Human ribosomal protein L9 is a Bax suppressor that promotes cell survival in yeast. FEMS Yeast Res. 2014 May; 14(3):495-507. View in: PubMed

Causes of bleeding and outcomes in patients hospitalized with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2014 Feb; 48(2):113-8. View in: PubMed

Macromitophagy, neutral lipids synthesis, and peroxisomal fatty acid oxidation protect yeast from "liponecrosis", a previously unknown form of programmed cell death. Cell Cycle. 2014 Jan 1; 13(1):138-47. View in: PubMed

The human septin7 and the yeast CDC10 septin prevent Bax and copper mediated cell death in yeast. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Dec; 1833(12):3186-94. View in: PubMed

Natural history of acute upper GI bleeding due to tumours: short-term success and long-term recurrence with or without endoscopic therapy. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Jul; 38(2):144-50. View in: PubMed

Macromitophagy is a longevity assurance process that in chronologically aging yeast limited in calorie supply sustains functional mitochondria and maintains cellular lipid homeostasis. Aging (Albany NY). 2013 Apr; 5(4):234-69. View in: PubMed

Influence of the physiochemical properties of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on amyloid ß protein fibrillation in solution. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Mar 20; 4(3):475-85. View in: PubMed

Editorial: Are thiopurines and anti-TNFa agents safe to use in pregnant patients with inflammatory bowel disease? Am J Gastroenterol. Editorial: Are thiopurines and anti-TNFa agents safe to use in pregnant patients with inflammatory bowel disease? Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar; 108(3):441-3. View in: PubMed

Cell "vision": complementary factor of protein corona in nanotoxicology. Nanoscale. 2012 Sep 7; 4(17):5461-8. View in: PubMed

14-3-3 protects against stress-induced apoptosis. Cell Death Dis. 2012; 3:e348. View in: PubMed

Untangling the Roles of Anti-Apoptosis in Regulating Programmed Cell Death using Humanized Yeast Cells. Front Oncol. 2012; 2:59. View in: PubMed

Evidence for a second messenger function of dUTP during Bax mediated apoptosis of yeast and mammalian cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011 Feb; 1813(2):315-21. View in: PubMed

Long-term impact of capsule endoscopy in patients referred for iron-deficiency anemia. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Mar; 55(3):703-8. View in: PubMed

Chemical colitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2008 Feb; 42(2):115-21. View in: PubMed

Evidence that simulated microgravity may alter the vascular nonreceptor tyrosine kinase second messenger pathway. Proc West Pharmacol Soc. 2000; 43:75-7. View in: PubMed

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