Veeral Ajmera MD, MASAssociate Professor of Medicine; Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
Dr. Veeral Ajmera is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Ajmera completed Internal Medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard University and Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology fellowships at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). At UCSF he also completed a Master’s Degree Program in Clinical Research. Dr. Ajmera is a current member of the UCSD MASLD Research Center where he collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of experts on research in non-invasive biomarkers, genetics and patient factors associated with chronic liver disease severity and prognosis. He is a recipient of an American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Clinical and Translational Research Award and an NIH-funded Career Development Award for his work on the non-invasive assessment of patients with NAFLD. He is a co-investigator for adult hepatology for the NIDDK-sponsored NASH Clinical Research Network and Liver Cirrhosis Network.