• Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Gastroenterology
  • University of Damascus, 2000, Medical School
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, 2003
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital, 2010
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital, 2011


  1. Doycheva I, Issa D, Watt KD, Lopez R, Rifai G, Alkhouri N. Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis is the Most Rapidly Increasing Indication for Liver Transplantation in Young Adults in the United States. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Alkhouri N, Lawitz E, Poordad F. Novel treatments for chronic hepatitis C: closing the remaining gaps. Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2017 Nov 6;37:107-111. doi: 10.1016/j.coph.2017.10.001. [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Doycheva I, Watt KD, Alkhouri N. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Adolescents and Young Adults: The Next Frontier in the Epidemic. Hepatology. 2017 Jun;65(6):2100-2109.
  4. Issa D, Alkhouri N. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma: new insights on presentation and natural history. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2017;6(6):401-403. doi: 10.21037/hbsn.2017.07.07
  5. Singh A, Le P, Peerzada MM, Lopez R, Alkhouri N. The Utility of Noninvasive Scores in Assessing the Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Advanced Fibrosis in Type 2 Diabetic Patients. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2018 Mar;52(3):268-272. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000000905.
  6. Kabbany MN, Conjeevaram Selvakumar PK, Watt K, Lopez R, Akras Z, Zein N, Carey W, Alkhouri N. Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis-Associated Cirrhosis in the United States: An Analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017. Apr;112(4):581-587.
  7. Alkhouri N. Putting it all Together: Noninvasive Diagnosis of Fibrosis in NAFLD. Clin Liver Dis. 2017. 9 ( 6 ); 134 - 137. DOI:10.1002/cld.636.
  8. Doycheva I, Watt KD, Rifai G, Abou Mrad R, Lopez R, Zein NN, Carey WD, Alkhouri N. Increasing Burden of Chronic Liver Disease Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the USA: A Silent Epidemic. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 May;62(5):1373-1380. doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4492-3.
  9. Alkhouri N, Feldstein AE. Treating Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) in Children: Not a Cinch Task. Hepatology. 2017 Apr; 65(4):1407-1409.
  10. Alkhouri N, Zein NN. Three-dimensional printing and pediatric liver disease. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print].

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