Imir Metushi PhD

Imir Metushi PhD

Contact Information
Imir G. Metushi, PhD, DABCC
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 310-794-7586
Email: [email protected] 


Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Assistant Section Chief, Clinical Chemistry

Clinical Expertise
Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Toxicology and TDM

Education 
PhD, University of Toronto (Canada)
BSC, York University (Canada)

Fellowship
UC San Diego in Clinical Chemistry

Board Certifications & Licenses
Diplomat of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry
Clinical Chemist License from the State of California

Bio
Prior to joining UCLA, Dr. Metushi served as technical director for LabCorp with focus in in endocrinology. Dr. Metushi finished his BS in Chemistry from York University (Toronto, Canada) specializing in analytical chemistry. Ph.D in Pharmacology at the University of Toronto where he studied biomarker development for adverse drug reactions (ADRs). He did a post doc at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology where he worked on the development of immunoassays used to prescreen for drugs that could have an HLA-linked ADR. Dr. Metushi graduated from the Clinical Chemistry fellowship program at UC San Diego and is currently assistant professor and assistant section chief of Clinical Chemistry at the UCLA Health System. Dr. Metushi provides leadership in clinical operations for clinical chemistry and clinical toxicology/TDM across our hospital sites at Ronald Regan, Santa Monica Hospital and the Bruins University Reference Laboratory.