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Bilal Hameed, M.D.

Liver specialist

Dr. Bilal Hameed is a hepatologist, or liver specialist, who treats patients with liver disease including patients before and after undergoing liver transplants. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a general certificate in internal medicine and a subspeciality in gastroenterology.

Hameed earned a medical degree at Dow Medical College in Pakistan and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. He completed consecutive fellowships at the University of Minnesota and UCSF in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Gastroenterological Association and American Society of Transplantation. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and the recipient of many awards and honors in his field. Hameed, who is fluent in the Punjabi and Urdu languages, is an assistant professor of medicine at UCSF.

Clinics

Liver Disease and Liver Transplant
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2318
Fax: (415) 353-2407

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

More about Bilal Hameed

Additional Languages

Punjabi
Urdu

Education

Dow School of Medicine 2000

Residencies

University of Minnesota, Internal Medicine 2006

Fellowships

University of Minnesota, Gastroenterology 2009
UCSF Medical Center, Transplant Hepatology 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Hameed B, Mehta N, Sapisochin G, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Alpha-fetoprotein level?>?1000 ng/mL as an exclusion criterion for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma meeting the Milan criteria. Liver Transpl. 2014 Aug; 20(8):945-51.
  2. Mendelsohn BA, Mehta N, Hameed B, Pekmezci M, Packman S, Ralph J. Adult-Onset Fatal Neurohepatopathy in a Woman Caused by MPV17 Mutation. JIMD Rep. 2013 Nov 5.
  3. Noureddin M, Yates KP, Vaughn IA, Neuschwander-Tetri BA, Sanyal AJ, McCullough A, Merriman R, Hameed B, Doo E, Kleiner DE, Behling C, Loomba R. Clinical and histological determinants of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and advanced fibrosis in elderly patients. Hepatology. 2013 Nov; 58(5):1644-54.
  4. Hassan A, Hameed B, Islam M, Khealani B, Khan M, Shafqat S. Clinical predictors of EMG-confirmed cervical and lumbosacral radiculopathy. Can J Neurol Sci. 2013 Mar; 40(2):219-24.
  5. Sebastian J, Derksen C, Khan K, Ibrahim M, Hameed B, Siddiqui M, Chow M, Findlay JM, Shuaib A, Saqqur M. Derivation of transcranial Doppler criteria for angiographically proven middle cerebral artery vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neuroimaging. 2013 Oct; 23(4):489-94.
  6. Brandman D, Biggins SW, Hameed B, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Pretransplant severe hepatic encephalopathy, peritransplant sodium and post-liver transplantation morbidity and mortality. Liver Int. 2012 Jan; 32(1):158-64.
  7. Asdaghi N, Hameed B, Saini M, Jeerakathil T, Emery D, Butcher K. Acute perfusion and diffusion abnormalities predict early new MRI lesions 1 week after minor stroke and transient ischemic attack. Stroke. 2011 Aug; 42(8):2191-5.
  8. Asdaghi N, Jeerakathil T, Hameed B, Saini M, McCombe JA, Shuaib A, Emery D, Butcher K. Oxfordshire community stroke project classification poorly differentiates small cortical and subcortical infarcts. Stroke. 2011 Aug; 42(8):2143-8.
  9. Knash M, Tsang A, Hameed B, Saini M, Jeerakathil T, Beaulieu C, Emery D, Butcher K. Low cerebral blood volume is predictive of diffusion restriction only in hyperacute stroke. Stroke. 2010 Dec; 41(12):2795-800.
  10. Vagefi PA, Klein I, Gelb B, Hameed B, Moff SL, Simko JP, Fix OK, Eilers H, Feiner JR, Ascher NL, Freise CE, Bass NM. Emergent orthotopic liver transplantation for hemorrhage from a giant cavernous hepatic hemangioma: case report and review. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Jan; 15(1):209-14.
  11. Kazim SF, Islam M, Khan M, Hameed B, Shafqat S. Risk of multiple sclerosis after idiopathic optic neuritis in a Pakistani population. Can J Neurol Sci. 2010 Mar; 37(2):258-63.
  12. Hameed B, Lake JR. Using higher risk organs for liver transplantation: in whom and at what price? Gastroenterology. 2008 Nov; 135(5):1452-4.
  13. Khealani BA, Hameed B, Mapari UU. Stroke in Pakistan. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008 Jul; 58(7):400-3.
  14. Khan MA, Khealani B, Hameed B, Kamal A, Wasay M, Syed NA. Diagnostic yield of transthoracic echocardiography for stroke patients in a developing country. J Pak Med Assoc. 2008 Jul; 58(7):375-7.
  15. Hameed B, Syed NA. Prognostic indicators in cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. J Pak Med Assoc. 2006 Nov; 56(11):551-4.
  16. Hameed B, Khealani BA, Mozzafar T, Wasay M. Prognostic indicators in patients with primary intraventricular haemorrhage. J Pak Med Assoc. 2005 Aug; 55(8):315-7.
  17. Khealani BA, Syed NA, Maken S, Mapari UU, Hameed B, Ali S, Qureshi R, Akhter N, Hassan A, Sonawalla AB, Baig SM, Wasay M. Predictors of ischemic versus hemorrhagic strokes in hypertensive patients. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2005 Jan; 15(1):22-5.

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