Keck School Faculty

Saro Khemichian

Saro Khemichian

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
HCC 245 1510 San Pablo Street Mail Code:9198 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Department of Medicine, USC: Intern of the Year Award, 2004

Georgetown University: Physiology Student of the Year, 1999

Autoimmune hepatitis triggered by COVID-19 Intern Med J. 2021 Jul; 51(7):1182-1183. . View in PubMed

Hepatorenal Syndrome Crit Care Clin. 2021 Apr; 37(2):321-334. . View in PubMed

Use of Hepatitis B Virus-Positive Organs in Organ Transplantation Clin Liver Dis. 2021 11; 25(4):841-857. . View in PubMed

Advances in management of hepatorenal syndrome Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2021 09 01; 30(5):501-506. . View in PubMed

Deficits in Advance Care Planning for Patients With Decompensated Cirrhosis at Liver Transplant Centers JAMA Intern Med. 2021 05 01; 181(5):652-660. . View in PubMed

Applying the original model for end-stage liver disease score rather than the model for end-stage liver disease-Na score for risk stratification prior to transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt procedures Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 04 01; 33(4):541-546. . View in PubMed

Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonists in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease Semin Thromb Hemost. 2020 Sep; 46(6):682-692. . View in PubMed

Treatment and Outcomes of Early Stage Breast Cancer in Patients with Hepatic Dysfunction J Surg Res. 2020 12; 256:212-219. . View in PubMed

Acute Kidney Injury After Liver Transplantation Transplantation. 2018 10; 102(10):1636-1649. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

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. . 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 08; 64(2):549-55. . View in PubMed

Nucleoside-Nucleotide Analog Combination Therapy Is Effective in Preventing Recurrent Hepatitis B After Liver Transplantation Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Sep; 60(9):2807-12. . View in PubMed

Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir Therapy for Recurrent Hepatitis C Infection After Liver Transplantation Transplant Direct. 2015 Jul; 1(6):e21. . View in PubMed

Combined liver-kidney transplantation is preferable to liver transplant alone for cirrhotic patients with renal failure Transplantation. 2012 Aug 27; 94(4):411-6. . View in PubMed

Hepatic dysfunction in hyperthyroidism Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2011 May; 7(5):337-9. . View in PubMed

Pulmonary vein leiomyosarcoma Intern Med J. 2006 Dec; 36(12):793-4. . View in PubMed

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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