Education

Medical School Wake Forest University School of Medicine (1997)
Internship/Residency Emory University Hospital (2000), Internal Medicine
Fellowship Washington University School of Medicine (2004), Gastroenterology
Research Fellowship Baylor University Medical Center (2007), Hepatology

Clinical Interest

Liver Transplant Evaluations
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • Biliary Duct Atresia
  • Drug Induced Liver Injury
  • Early Stage Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma or HCC)
  • End Stage Liver Disease (ESLD)
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC)
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
  • Wilson's Disease
Liver Transplant Medicine
  • Antibody Medicated Rejection
  • Immunosuppression
  • Liver Transplantation
Liver Disease
  • Abnormal Liver Function
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Drug Induced Liver Disease
  • Fatty Liver
  • Liver Cancer, Cysts, Masses & Tumors
  • Liver Disease in the Pregnant Patient
  • Viral Hepatitis

Research Interest

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Gastric bypass surgery improves metabolic and hepatic abnormalities associated with nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease.
Klein S, Mittendorfer B, Eagon JC, Patterson B,Grant L, et al. Gastroenterology June 2006 130/6 1564-72

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association For The Study of Liver Diseases
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Medical Association