Akshay Shetty, MD
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Akshay Shetty, MD

  • Transplant Hepatology
Pfleger Liver Institute | 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Shetty received his BS in biomedical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed medical school at Medical College of Georgia at Augusta State University and completed his residency in internal medicine at Emory University. This was followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at Medical University of South Carolina, and he then came to University of California, Los Angeles for his transplant hepatology fellowship. He is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology

Dr. Shetty specializes in general and transplant hepatology with a special interest in alcohol-related liver disease and metabolic syndrome associated liver disease. His philosophy as a physician is to practice patient-centered medicine in a caring and supportive environment. As a hepatology specialist, he is committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective health care to help patients with all types of liver disease achieve the best possible quality of life. 




Medical Board Certifications

Transplant Hepatology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2020
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015


Transplant Hepatology, UCLA, 2019
Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, 2018


Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 2015


Internal Medicine, Emory University Hospital, 2013


MD, Medical College of Georgia, 2012


  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2023, 2024


West Los Angeles

Pfleger Liver Institute

Liver Transplant Surgery| Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery| Pediatric Liver Transplant Surgery +1 more specialty

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Alcohol hepatitis: Hospital and beyond, the patient journey 2023


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  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2023, 2024