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We care for patients with a language-sensitive and culturally conscious approach. Call 310-825-1412 to learn more about the Asian Liver Program at UCLA Health.

Patients in the UCLA Asian Liver Program receive the care of some of the finest and most-experienced hepatologists, surgeons, diagnostic and interventional radiologists and surgical-critical-care specialists in the country.  The nursing staff and other caregivers in the patient ward and Intensive Care Unit have experience in caring for patients with liver disease that exceeds what can be found in most other centers.

UCLA Asian Liver Program

(310) 825-1412 voice
(310) 207-0556 fax
uclahealth.org/asianliverprogram

Hepatology Faculty

 

Myron Tong, MD, PhD

Myron Tong, MD, PhD
Director, Asian Liver Program
Professor of Medicine
Language Spoken: English

Myron Tong received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of California, Berkley, and MD degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his fellowship in hepatology at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles.

Dr. Tong served as a naval medical officer in Vietnam, and was attached to the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit in Danang, where he was involved in studies of wars-related wounds and tropical diseases.

A world-leading hepatologist, Dr. Tong has specialized in liver-disease research and treatment for more than 25 years, with a distinguished record of service to the university and community. The first to link HBV infection with liver cancer, Dr. Tong is one of the leading clinical investigators on HBV and liver diseases in Asians in the U.S. and Asia. Dr. Tong's research efforts include anti-viral treatment of patients with hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and he is heavily involved in the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma at UCLA.

Steven-Huy B. Han, MD

Steven-Huy B. Han, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Steven-Huy Han received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and attended medical school at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, where he received his MD degree. Following a residency in internal medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and Stanford University, Dr. Han completed a clinical fellowship in hepatology at the University of Southern California.


Surgery Faculty


Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology Faculty

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David S. Lu, MD

Interventional Radiology| Diagnostic Radiology

Chief, Director of UCLA Liver Tumor Ablation

Director of CT 

Professor of Radiology

Steven  Raman, MD

Steven Raman, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology

Steven S. Raman is an associate professor of radiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He received his MD degree from USC, where he graduated with highest distinction. He finished a residency in diagnostic and interventional radiology at UC San Diego, where he was chief resident.  After finishing his fellowship in abdominal imaging and intervention at UCLA, he was invited to join the faculty, where he currently serves as director of the Abdominal Imaging Fellowship.

Christopher Loh, MD

Christopher Loh, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Languages Spoken: English, Chinese

Christopher Loh is an assistant clinical professor of radiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He attended medical school at The University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he received his MD degree. Following a residency in radiology at St. Vincent Medical Center, NY, Dr. Loh completed a neuroradiology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. Dr. Loh board certified by the American Board of Radiology, a diplomate of American Board of Radiology and a fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons, Canada. Prior to his arrival at UCLA, Dr. Loh served as chairman of his radiology group in Pensacola, FL, and was a clinical assistant professor of radiology at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Loh's clinical interest includes Interventional Oncology procedures: Chemoembolization, Yttrium Therapy and Radiofrequency ablation.