Zobair Younossi, MD, MPH

Chairman, Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus; Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University; and Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at George Mason University

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Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACP, FACG, AGAF, is the Chairman, Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. He is also Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Inova Campus and Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at George Mason University.

Dr. Younossi established Inova’s Center for Liver Diseases, a center renown for its excellence in clinical hepatology, teaching, and research, including pioneering research in genomics and proteomics of obesity and its related liver diseases. The center has participated in over 90 research projects in translational research, outcomes research, and cutting-edge clinical trials.

Dr. Younossi is on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association for the Mid-Atlantic region, the American College of Gastroenterology Institute, and the Virginia Biotechnology Research Partnership Authority, as well as Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee of the National Capital Chapter of the American Liver Foundation. He has presented more than 270 abstracts at national and international meetings and authored over 360 articles, 20 book chapters and three textbooks.