Sammy Saab

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Sammy Saab is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery in the Division of Digestive Diseases at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Dumont-UCLA Liver Transplantation and Cancer Center in the Department of Surgery also at UCLA. He is the Head of Outcomes Research in the Section of Hepatology at UCLA. Dr. Saab earned his bachelor’s degree from UCLA, as well as his medical degree and master’s degree in public health. He completed his residency and internship in internal medicine at the University of California at San Diego Medical Center, where he was also chosen to be a chief medical resident. Dr. Saab then returned to UCLA to complete a fellowship in gastroenterology/hepatology. Dr Saab has a strong interest in increasing community awareness and education of liver diseases. He has developed several instructional aids for patients with chronic hepatitis C. Dr Saab is an active member of the medical board of the American Liver Foundation and has been the director of a yearly community seminar for patients with liver diseases, and their families.

Biography Updated on 31 March 2010

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