Walid Ayoub, MD

Assistant Medical Director, Liver Transplantation

Walid Ayoub, MD, is Assistant Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at the Liver Disease and Transplant Center at Cedars-Sinai.

Dr. Ayoub is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Gastroenterological Society and American Liver Foundation.

Dr. Ayoub’s research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Journal of Viral Hepatitis and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has written various book chapters, editorials and abstracts. In addition, Dr. Ayoub has served as a reviewer for publications such as the American Journal of Transplantation, World Journal of Gastroenterology and Journal of Medical Virology. He was awarded a research grant from Cangene to evaluate the prevention of hepatitis B virus in liver transplant patients using a combination of HBIg and antiviral therapy. Dr. Ayoub has been invited to lecture nationally on his area of expertise.

Dr. Ayoub received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency at UCLA/West Los Angeles VA Hospital, a hepatology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai and a gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA. In addition, he has donated his time as a volunteer physician at the Pacific Free Clinic.

Dr. Ayoub also serves as a clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.