Samir Parekh, M.D.

Samir  Parekh, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program Director

Director of Hepatology Clinical Operations

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Gastroenterology (Board certified since 2007)
Hepatology (Board certified since 2010)
Transplant Hepatology
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 2003)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
cirrhosis
endoscopy
esophageal varices
hepatitis
liver disease
liver transplant evaluation
liver tumor
portal hypertension
transplantation
variceal bleeding
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic 'B'
1365 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-3184


The Emory Transplant Center at Saint Joseph’s
5673 Peachtree Dunwwody Rd 350
Atlanta, GA 30342
(855) 366-7989
About Dr. Parekh

Dr. Parekh serves as The Emory Clinic Director of Hepatology Clinical Operations.  He completed his internal medicine residency followed by fellowships in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology at Emory University. He then joined the Emory hepatology faculty in 2007 and shortly after established Emory’s first board accredited transplant hepatology fellowship, which he currently serves as Fellowship Program Director. Dr. Parekh earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology in 2010.

Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2007
Organizational Memberships:
American Society of the Study of Liver Disease
American Society of Transplantation
Major or Recent Publications:

Parekh S, Spivey JR. Recurrent Liver Disease. In: Textbook of Organ Transplantation, 2014.

Elder RW, Parekh S, Book WM. More on hepatocellular carcinoma after the Fontan procedure. N Engl J Med. 2013 Aug 1;369(5):490.

Karsan H, Parekh S. Management of Alcoholic Hepatitis. World J Hepatol. 2012 Dec 27;4(12):335-41.

Dhanasekaran R, West JK, Gonzales PC, Subramanian R, Parekh S, Spivey JR, Martin LG, Kim HS. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt for Symptomatic Refractory Hepatic Hydrothorax in Patients With Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Mar;105(3):635-41.

Parekh S, Anania FA. Abnormal Lipid and Glucose Metabolism in Obesity: Implications for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Gastroenterology. 2007;132:2191-2207.

Education:
Medical School
Medical College of Ohion, Toledo, OH

Internship
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Residency
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
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