Duarte-Rojo, Andres

Andres Duarte-Rojo, M.D.Associate Professor: Andres Duarte-Rojo, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.,  joined the UAMS Faculty after finishing fellowship training in 2011. He completed a Doctorate Degree in Medical Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He is the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Program, the Liver Transplant Medical Director, and a current member of the Clinician Scientist Program at UAMS.

Educational Background

Transplant Hepatology Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Clinical Hepatology Fellowship: Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada

Gastroenterology Fellowship & Internal Medicine Residency (Chief Resident): Salvador Zubiran National Institute of Health Sciences and Nutrition, México D.F., México

Internship: Hospital San José – ITESM, Monterrey, México

Medical Doctor: Ignacio A. Santos School of Medicine – ITESM, Monterrey, México

Society Memberships

American Society of Transplant Surgeons

American Academy for the Study of Liver Diseases

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association


Certified by the Mexican Board of Gastroenterology

Certified by the Mexican Board of Internal Medicine

ECFMG Certified

Clinical Interests

Liver transplantation and viral hepatitis

Portal hypertension and its complications

Hepatic encephalopathy

Pulmonary vascular complications in portal hypertension

Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B and C)

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Research Interests

Clinical trials in liver disease

Clinical outcomes in liver transplantation

Functional capacity and sarcopenia in cirrhosis

Hepatic encephalopathy

Acute alcoholic hepatitis

Noninvasive markers of fibrosis

Representative Publications

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