Luis S. Marsano, M.D., FACG, FAASLD, AGAF, FASGE

Luis S. Marsano, M.D.

Luis S. Marsano, M.D., FACG, FAASLD, AGAF, FASGE

  • 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)

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Featured Publications

  • Spindel J, Grigorov M, Baker M, Marsano L. Cardiac tamponade due to perforation of a Roseomonas mucosa pyogenic hepatic abscess as initial presentation of hepatoid carcinoma. BMJ Case Rep. 2022 Mar 18;15(3):e248947. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2022-248947. PMID: 35304358; PMCID: PMC8935167.
  • McClain CJ, Rios CD, Condon S, Marsano LS. Malnutrition and Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis. Clin Liver Dis. 2021 Aug;25(3):557-570. doi: 10.1016/j.cld.2021.03.002. Epub 2021 May 26. PMID: 34229839; PMCID: PMC8672300.
  • Spindel J, Heckroth M, Marsano L. Antibody-negative autoimmune encephalitis as a complication of long-term immune-suppression for liver transplantation. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Sep 15;13(9):e235777. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-235777. PMID: 32933909; PMCID: PMC7493118.
  • Vatsalya V, Kong M, Marsano LM, Kurlawala Z, Chandras KV, Schwandt ML, Ramchandani VA, McClain CJ. Interaction of Heavy Drinking Patterns and Depression Severity Predicts Efficacy of Quetiapine Fumarate XR in Lowering Alcohol Intake in Alcohol Use Disorder Patients. Subst Abuse. 2020 Sep 9;14:1178221820955185. doi: 10.1177/1178221820955185. PMID: 32963470; PMCID: PMC7488613.
  • 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. 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. 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. PMID: 26151226; 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. PMID: 28210688; 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. 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. PMID: 21284673; PMCID: PMC3771636.