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Zobair Younossi, MD

Zobair M. Younossi, MDZobair M. Younossi, MD, is vice president for research for Inova Health System, as well as executive director of the Center for Liver Diseases at Inova Fairfax Hospital. In addition, he is a professor of medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University – Inova Campus, and an affiliate professor of biomedical sciences at George Mason University.

Dr. Younossi received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York (AOA 1989). He completed his residency and fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, CA. He earned his master of public health in health services administration from San Diego State University (Hanlon Award 1995 and Outstanding Graduate Award 1995). After completing his post-graduate training, he was a staff and senior researcher at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio (1995-2000).

Dr. Younossi specializes in hepatology and gastroenterology and has authored over 220 articles and book chapters in his field.  He has also presented over 250 abstracts at international meetings and over 220 faculty lectures.

Dr. Younossi's experience in scientific publishing includes being former associate editor for Evidence Based Gastroenterology, and Liver International, as well as editorial board member and journal reviewer for Hepatology.  He also worked with many other journals in the areas of hepatology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, and with prominent publications such as The American Journal of Medicine and Journal of American Medical Association.

Comprehensive list of Dr. Younossi's publications and presentations. pdf file