Tarek I. Hassanein, MD

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Dr. Tarek Hassanein received his medical degree from Faculty of Science/Alexandria University in 1982. He later completed an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Faculty of Science/Alexandria University in 1987. He then served an Internal Medicine Residency at Wayne State University, and a Clinical Research Fellowship as well as Gastroenterology Fellowship at University of Pittsburgh in 1994.

Dr. Hassanein specializes in Gastroentereology and Transplant Hepatology, and helps patients with GI diseases. He is a Professor of Medicine at the School of Medicine in San Diego, California (UCSD). He also serves as the Director of Southern California GI & Liver Centers and is the Director of the Clinical Trials Center. Dr. Hassanein is the Co-Director of Liver Transplantation at Scripps Clinic.

Dr. Tarek Hassanein is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Transplant Hepatology. He also speaks English, Arabic, and German.


University of Pittsburgh, Gastroenterology Fellowship - 1994

University of Pittsburgh, Clinical Research Fellowship - 1990

Wayne State University, Internal Medicine Residency - 1992

Faculty of Science/Alexandria University, Internal Medicine Residency - 1987

Faculty of Science/Alexandria University, Internal Medicine Internship - 1983

Faculty of Science/Alexandria University, MD - 1982

Hospital Affiliations

Scripps Green Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Memberships & Associations

Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology

Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association

American Association for the study of Liver Diseases

American Gastroenterology Association

American Collage of Gastroenterology

American Society of Transplant Physicians

American College of Physicians

International Liver Transplantation Society

European Association for the Study of Liver

Languages Spoken