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

  • McClave SA, Gualdoni J, Nagengast A, Marsano LS, Bandy K, Martindale RG. Gastrointestinal Dysfunction and Feeding Intolerance in Critical Illness: Do We Need an Objective Scoring System? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2020 Jan 7;22(1):1. doi: 10.1007/s11894-019-0736-z. Review. PubMed PMID: 31912312.
  • 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.