Saro Khemichian

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Chief, Hepatitis Treatment Center
Saro-Khemichian

Areas of treatment:

Gastroenterology
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis B
Chronic liver disease
Liver transplantation

Specialties:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Languages:

  • Armenian
  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Saro Khemichian, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Chief, Hepatitis Treatment Center

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

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 research interests include complications of chronic liver disease, liver transplant, and treatment of hepatitis C infection.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2003

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2004

Residencies:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2006

Fellowships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Gastroenterology, 2007 - 2010

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 2010
American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology, 2012

Professional society memberships:

American College of Gastroenterology
American Association for the Study of Liver Disease

Awards:

Intern of the Year Award, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 2004
Wood Badge Award; a leadership award in scouting, Los Angeles, California, 1995