Luis Marsano

Luis Marsano


Luis S. Marsano, M.D.






Luis S. Marsano, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director of Hepatology
  • Jewish Hospital Distinguished Chair in Hepatology
University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-6991- Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise

Acute and chronic Hepatitis; Cirrhosis; Liver transplantation; Gastrointestinal bleeding; Diarrhea


Board Certifications

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

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

  • Residency: University of Miami Affiliated Hospitals

  • Fellowship: University of Miami (Hepatology); Washington University (Gastroenterology)


Recent Publications

  • McClain CJ, Barve SS, Barve A, Marsano L.  Alcoholic liver disease and malnutrition.  Alcohol Clin Exp Res (ACER)  35(5):815-20, 2011.  [PMID: 21284673]
  • McClain CJ, Hill DB, Marsano L.  Liver Disease.  In: Present Knowledge in Nutrition.  Eds:  Erdman JW, Macdonald IA, Zeisel SH.  10th edition, vol 2.  International Life Sciences Institute: Washington, DC.  2012, pp 889-911.
  • Patel M, McClain C, Marsano L.  Alcoholic Liver Disease Diagnosis and Treatment.  BMJ Publishing Group, 2014.  https://online.epocrates.com/u/29611116/Alcoholic+liver+disease. Epocrates, Inc. and BMJ Publishing Group, Ltd.  Web.
  • Obert J, Cave M, Marsano L. World Rev Nutr Diet. 2015; 111:146-50. doi: 10.1159/000362314.       Epub 2014 Nov 17
  • Kirpich IA, Marsano L, McClain CJ.  Gut-Liver Axis, Nutrition, and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.  Clin Biochem. 2015 Jul 4. pii: S0009-9120(15)00261-1. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2015.06.023. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26151226