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Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH

Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH is the Chairman of the Department, Inova Fairfax Hospital, and Vice President for Research of Inova Health System.  He is also Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Inova Campus and Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at George Mason University. 

Dr. Younossi earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York (Alpha Omega Alpha, 1989), and completed his residency in internal medicine as well as a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California.  During his residency and fellowship, he earned his master of public health degree from San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Public Health in San Diego, California, being awarded the Hanlon Award and Outstanding Student Award for SDSU.  He then served as the Staff Hepatologist and Senior Researcher at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio (1995-2000).

Dr. Younossi specializes in hepatology and gastroenterology and has authored over 300 articles and 12 book chapters in his field.  He has also presented over 250 abstracts at international meetings and over 200 faculty lectures.

Dr. Younossi's experience in scientific publishing includes being associate editor for Evidence Based Gastroenterology, former associate editor of Liver International, and 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.

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