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Doan Y Dao, M.D.

Doan Y Dao, M.D.

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  • Director, Center of Excellence for Liver Disease in Viet Nam, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Vietnamese

Expertise

Clinical Gastroenterology, Hepatitis, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease ...read more

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Locations

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-614-3369
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-3369 | Fax: 410-367-2407

Background

Doan Y Dao, MD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center of Excellence for Liver Disease in Viet Nam (COE), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

As Director of the COE, Dr. Dao spearheads Johns Hopkins’s initiatives to help address the rising, urgent, and significant disease burden of liver cancer caused by hepatitis B in Viet Nam. The COE, in collaboration with stakeholders in Viet Nam, is responsible for stimulating, finding, defining, initiating, and managing programs and projects that contribute directly to encouraging, supporting, and facilitating meaningful medical care service delivery, scientific research, and educational activities in hepatitis B and liver cancer between Johns Hopkins Medicine and Viet Nam. On behalf of the COE, Dr. Dao lives and works in Viet Nam for approximately six months annually.

Dr. Dao obtained his Medical Degree and post-graduate training in Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), Dallas, Texas, USA. At UTSW, Dr. Dao was a member of the Physician Scientist Training Program, a formal mechanism to facilitate and support physician-scientists development in academic medicine. Since 2019, Dr. Dao is a member of the Medical Advisory Board, Hepatitis B Foundation, PA, USA.

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Titles

  • Director, Center of Excellence for Liver Disease in Viet Nam, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2012)

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2014)

Fellowships

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) (2021)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2019)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

I am PI/PD for an ongoing international 5-year prospective trial, comprising five hospitals in Vietnam and 5 hospitals in Saudi Arabia, to study liver cancer early detection using liquid biopsies (National Clinical Trials No.: NCT05342350)

Selected Publications

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Trang N.D. Pham, Duc H. Le, Diem V.B. Dao, Loc T.B. Phan, Thuy T.T. Pham, Toan B. Nguyen, Gary W. Mize, Robert G. Gish, William M. Lee, Amy Trang, Anh N. Le, Moon Chen, Hai T. Phan, Binh T. Nguyen, Hong K. Tang, Doan Y. Dao*. (*Corresponding author). Establishing baseline framework for hepatitis B virus micro-elimination in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – A community-based seroprevalence study. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific. 2022. 100620, ISSN 2666-6065

Thanh V. Kim, Duc H. Le, Diem V. B. Dao, Trang Ngoc Doan Pham, Gary W. Mize, Loc T. B. Phan, Dan X. Nguyen, Dung T. Ngo, Robert G. Gish, William M. Lee, Amy Trang, Anh N. Le, Moon Chen Jr., Hai T. Phan, Binh T. Nguyen, Hong K. Tang*, and Doan Y Dao* (* co-corresponding authors). Demonstration of a Population-based HCV serosurvey in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam: Establishing Baseline Prevalence of and Continuum of Care for HCV Micro-elimination by 2030. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific. 2022 Jul 9; 27:100524. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2022.100524. eCollection 2022 Oct. PMID: 35846980

Philip Johnson, Qing Zhou, Doan Y Dao, and Y. M. Dennis Lo. "Circulating Biomarkers in The Diagnosis and Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma." Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2022 Oct;19(10):670-681. doi: 10.1038/s41575-022-00620-y. Epub 2022 Jun 8. PMID: 35676420

Tran Nguyen, Trang Pham, Hong K. Tang, Loc Phan, Gary Mize, William M. Lee, Robert G. Gish, Amy Trang, Anh Le, Hai T. Phan, Binh T. Nguyen, and Doan Y Dao* (*Corresponding author). Unmet Needs in Occupational Health Prevention and Management for Viral Hepatitis in Health Care Workers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: A Mixed-Methods Study. BMJ Open 2021 Oct 12;11(10): e052668. PMID: 34642198

Veeral Ajmera, Hailiang Huang, Doan Dao, Jordan J. Feld, Daryl T. Lau, Keyur Patel, Jody A Rule, Mark Daly, William M. Lee, Raymond T. Chung. Host Genetic Variant in CXCL16 May Be Associated with Hepatitis B Virus Related Acute Liver Failure. Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2019;7(2):477-479

Contact for Research Inquiries

Ross Research Building
799 Rutland Ave.
Room 310
Baltimore, MD 21205 map

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • AASLD and EASL Masterclass, 2022
  • Hepatitis Fund for the Cure Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, American Liver Foundation, 2014
  • Asian Heritage Award in Public Health, Asian Heritage Society, USA, 2016

Professional Activities

  • Member, Medical Advisory Board, Hepatitis B Foundation, PA, USA, 2019

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Johns Hopkins Physicians Take on Hepatitis B Epidemic in Vietnam, Inside Tract (Summer, 2020)

Hepatitis B in Viet Nam (by Hepatitis B Foundation, USA) B Heppy (July 13, 2022)

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