Alia S. Dadabhai, M.D.

Alia Simjee Dadabhai, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Gujarati, Spanish


Acute Viral Hepatitis, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency, Ascites, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Benign Liver Lesions, Bile Duct Disease, Cholangiocarcinoma, Cholestatic Liver Diseases of Childhood, Cirrhosis, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Elevated Liver Tests, Esophageal varices (Enlarged Veins), Fatty Liver, Gastroenterology, Hemangiomas, Hemochromatosis, Hepatic Adenoma, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatitis, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatology, Hepatomegaly (Enlarged Liver), Jaundice, Liver Cancer, Liver Cysts, Liver Disease, Liver Disease in Pregnancy, Liver Injury, Liver Mass, Liver Test Abnormalities, Liver Transplant, Liver Transplant Evaluation, Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH), Primary Biliary Cholangitis, Sclerosing Cholangitis, Viral Hepatitis, Wilson Disease more

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5215 Loughboro Road NW
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Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 410-933-7495 | Fax: 202-660-7359
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Dr. Alia Dadabhai is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include hepatology and liver transplant evaluation. Her areas of clinical interest are: Viral hepatitis; Alcoholic Liver Disease; Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension; Acute Liver Failure; Autoimmune Liver Disease; Primary Biliary Cholangitis; Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis; Fatty Liver/NASH; Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Cacinoma); Liver Transplantation; Pregnancy and Hepatic Diseases.

Dr. Dadabhai is also proficient in performing upper and lower endoscopies.

She earned her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, her M.D. from the Drexel University College of Medicine and completed her residency at UCLA Harbor Medical Center. She completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Temple University Medical Center and a transplant hepatology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • MD; Drexel University College of Medicine (2004)


  • Internal Medicine; UCLA Harbor Medical Center (2007)


  • Gastroenterology; Temple University Medical Center (2010)
  • Transplant Hepatology; Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) (2021)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2007)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Transplant Hepatology) (2012)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Dadabhai AS; Kim SH; Hann H-WL, Half Dose Pegylated Interferon Alpha 2A Therapy is Effective in Achieving SVR in Hepatitis C: Genotype 2/3 Korean-American Patients With Normal BMI in a 9 Year Study, 2012. 142: p. S404 - S404

Dadabhai AS; Fenkel JM; Brown DB; Laine L, Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for the treatment of gastric varices., Hepatology, 2012. 55: p. 1301 - 1304

Chung CY; Dadabhai AS; Black M; Cohen G; Dowling PA; Friedenberg F, Safety Profile Of Sorafenib In Conjunction With Locoregional Therapy In The Treatment Of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, 2009. 50: p. 1118A - 1118A

Saberi B; Dadabhai AS; Durand CM; Philosophe B; Cameron AM; Sulkowski MS; Gurakar A, Reply., Hepatology, 67: p. 1183 - 1184

Saberi B; Dadabhai AS; Durand CM; Philosophe B; Cameron AM; Sulkowski MS; Gurakar A, Challenges in treatment of hepatitis C among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma., Hepatology, 66: p. 661 - 663

Activities & Honors


  • 2016 Best Consulting Physician, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • 2018 Doctor's Day Physician Award, Emory University Hospital
  • 2018 Veterans Administration Outstanding Physician Award, Atlanta VA Medical Center
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