Luis S. Marsano, M.D.

Luis S. Marsano, M.D.

Luis S. Marsano, M.D.

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

502-852-5252 - 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)

Featured Publications

  • Crittenden NE, Buchanan LA, Pinkston CM, Cave B, Barve A, Marsano L, McClain CJ, Jones CM, Marvin MR, Davis EG, Kuns-Adkins CB, Gedaly R, Brock G, Shah MB, Rosenau J, Cave MC. Simeprevir and sofosbuvir with or without ribavirin to treat recurrent genotype 1 hepatitis C virus infection after orthotopic liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2016 May;22(5):635-43. doi: 10.1002/lt.24422. PubMed PMID: 26915588.
  • Kirpich IA, Marsano LS, McClain CJ. Gut-liver axis, nutrition, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Clin Biochem. 2015 Sep;48(13-14):923-30. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2015.06.023. Epub 2015 Jul 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 26151226; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4558208.
  • Joshi-Barve S, Kirpich I, Cave MC, Marsano LS, McClain CJ. Alcoholic, Nonalcoholic, and Toxicant-Associated Steatohepatitis: Mechanistic Similarities and Differences. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Jun 3;1(4):356-367. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmgh.2015.05.006. eCollection 2015 Jul. Review. PubMed PMID: 28210688; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5301292.
  • Obert J, Cave M, Marsano L. Liver diseases. World Rev Nutr Diet. 2015;111:146-50. doi: 10.1159/000362314. Epub 2014 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 25418405.
  • McClain CJ, Barve SS, Barve A, Marsano L. Alcoholic liver disease and malnutrition. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 May;35(5):815-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01405.x. Epub 2011 Feb 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 21284673; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3771636.
  • Patel V, Marsano L, Eng M. Decompensated cirrhosis after renal transplantation: a case report. Case Rep Transplant. 2011;2011:862567. doi: 10.1155/2011/862567. Epub 2011 Aug 15. PubMed PMID: 23213606; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3505950.
  • Frazier TH, Stocker AM, Kershner NA, Marsano LS, McClain CJ. Treatment of alcoholic liver disease. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan;4(1):63-81. doi: 10.1177/1756283X10378925. PubMed PMID: 21317995; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3036962.
  • Barve A, Khan R, Marsano L, Ravindra KV, McClain C. Treatment of alcoholic liver disease. Ann Hepatol. 2008 Jan-Mar;7(1):5-15. Review. PubMed PMID: 18376362.
  • Mendez CM, McClain CJ, Marsano LS. Albumin therapy in clinical practice. Nutr Clin Pract. 2005 Jun;20(3):314-20. Review. PubMed PMID: 16207669.
  • Morgan TR, Weiss DG, Nemchausky B, Schiff ER, Anand B, Simon F, Kidao J, Cecil B, Mendenhall CL, Nelson D, Lieber C, Pedrosa M, Jeffers L, Bloor J, Lumeng L, Marsano L, McClain C, Mishra G, Myers B, Leo M, Ponomarenko Y, Taylor D, Chedid A, French S, Kanel G, Murray N, Pinto P, Fong TL, Sather MR. Colchicine treatment of alcoholic cirrhosis: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of patient survival. Gastroenterology. 2005 Apr;128(4):882-90. PubMed PMID: 15825072.