Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACP, FACG, AGAF

Zobair M. Younossi, M.D. is currently the Executive Vice President for Research at Inova Health System and the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He also is also Professor of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University and an Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at George Mason University where he serves as Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Genomics in Liver Disease. Dr. Younossi is a nationally recognized leader specializing in hepatology and gastroenterology. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. His distinguished career includes positions at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and the Mellon Institute. He was recognized in 2011 in Best Doctors in America. In 2008 he was appointed by Governor Tim Kaine to the Virginia Biotechnology Research Partnership Authority.

Dr. Younossi’s clinical research focuses on chronic liver disease specifically biomarker discovery, detection and management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Hepatitis B and C. He is also recognized for his work on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and obesity. His 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 has 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. He has authored over 225 articles and book chapters in his field.