Education & Training

Medical School

Northeast Ohio Medical University


Internal Medicine

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine GME



  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine GME


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine/Transplant Hepatology


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Academic Information

Areas of Expertise

  • Transplant Hepatology
  • General Gastroenterology

Awards & Honors

Professional Membership

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)


  • Sanchez B., Hajjafar L. 
    Severe hepatotoxicity in a patient treated with hedgehog inhibitor: First Case Report. 
    Accepted as Poster of Distinction at DDW, May 2011.
  • Sharif O, Thekdi A, Krishnan P, Mcmahon J, Brown KA, Moonka D, Huang MA, Hajjafar L, Gordon SC. 
    Acute Hepatitis B in a US Urban Tertiary Care Hospital:  Demographics, Epidemiology and Management. 
    Hepatology 52: 310A, 2010.