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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr/ Said’s practice is devoted to advanced hepatology (e.g., diseases of the liver) and liver transplantation, and he is a member of UW Health's Digestive Health Services team.



Digestive Health Center
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Gastroenterology
Transplant Hepatology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Said’s research interests include acute and chronic liver disease and liver transplantation.


Read Dr. Said's articles on PubMed

PubMed Articles
Pickhardt PJ Graffy PM Said A Jones D Welsh B Zea R Lubner MG Multiparametric CT for Noninvasive Staging of Hepatitis C Virus-Related Liver Fibrosis: Correlation With the Histopathologic Fibrosis Score. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2019 Jan 15;:1-7
[PubMed ID: 30645162]
Motosugi U Roldán-Alzate A Bannas P Said A Kelly S Zea R Wieben O Reeder SB Four-dimensional Flow MRI as a Marker for Risk Stratification of Gastroesophageal Varices in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis. Radiology . 2019 Jan;290(1):101-107
[PubMed ID: 30325278]
Lubner MG Jones D Said A Kloke J Lee S Pickhardt PJ Accuracy of liver surface nodularity quantification on MDCT for staging hepatic fibrosis in patients with hepatitis C virus. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Nov;43(11):2980-2986
[PubMed ID: 29572714]
Lubner MG Jones D Kloke J Said A Pickhardt PJ CT texture analysis of the liver for assessing hepatic fibrosis in patients with hepatitis C virus. Br J Radiol . 2018 Oct 11;:20180153
[PubMed ID: 30182750]
Daniel KE Said A Considerations When Treating Hepatitis C in a Cirrhotic Transplant Candidate. Curr Gastroenterol Rep . 2018 Apr 5;20(5):20
[PubMed ID: 29623506]
Said A Ghufran A Epidemic of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Clin Oncol . 2017 Dec 10;8(6):429-436
[PubMed ID: 29291167]
Fleming JN Lai JC Te HS Said A Spengler EK Rogal SS Opioid and opioid substitution therapy in liver transplant candidates: A survey of center policies and practices. Clin Transplant . 2017 Dec;31(12)
[PubMed ID: 28941292]
Kinner S Schubert TB Said A Mezrich JD Reeder SB Added value of gadoxetic acid-enhanced T1-weighted magnetic resonance cholangiography for the diagnosis of post-transplant biliary complications. Eur Radiol . 2017 Oct;27(10):4415-4425
[PubMed ID: 28409358]
Agarwal PD Phillips P Hillman L Lucey MR Lee F Mezrich JD Said A Multidisciplinary Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Improves Access to Therapy and Patient Survival. J Clin Gastroenterol . 2017 Oct;51(9):845-849
[PubMed ID: 28877082]
Said A Akhter A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials of Pharmacologic Agents in Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis. Ann Hepatol . 2017 Jul-Aug;16(4):538-547
[PubMed ID: 28611274]
Kelly SG Campbell TC Hillman L Said A Lucey MR Agarwal PD The Utilization of Palliative Care Services in Patients with Cirrhosis who have been Denied Liver Transplantation: A Single Center Retrospective Review. Ann Hepatol . 2017 May - Jun;16(3):395-401
[PubMed ID: 28425409]
Erenay FS Alagoz O Banerjee R Said A Cima RR Cost-effectiveness of alternative colonoscopy surveillance strategies to mitigate metachronous colorectal cancer incidence. Cancer . 2016 Aug 15;122(16):2560-70
[PubMed ID: 27248907]
Roldán-Alzate A Frydrychowicz A Said A Johnson KM Francois CJ Wieben O Reeder SB Impaired regulation of portal venous flow in response to a meal challenge as quantified by 4D flow MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2015 Oct;42(4):1009-17
[PubMed ID: 25772828]
Givens ML Malecki KC Peppard PE Palta M Said A Engelman CD Walsh MC Nieto FJ Shiftwork, Sleep Habits, and Metabolic Disparities: Results from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin. Sleep Health . 2015 Jun;1(2):115-120
[PubMed ID: 26894229]
Akhter A Said A Cutaneous manifestations of viral hepatitis. Curr Infect Dis Rep . 2015 Feb;17(2):452
[PubMed ID: 25809574]
Gunderson A Said A Liver disease in kidney transplant recipients. Transplant Rev (Orlando) . 2015 Jan;29(1):1-7
[PubMed ID: 25306468]
Pickhardt PJ Hahn L Muñoz del Rio A Park SH Reeder SB Said A Natural history of hepatic steatosis: observed outcomes for subsequent liver and cardiovascular complications. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2014 Apr;202(4):752-8
[PubMed ID: 24660702]
Said A Jou JH Hepatitis B vaccination and screening awareness in primary care practitioners. Hepat Res Treat . 2014;2014:373212
[PubMed ID: 24729872]
Said A Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver transplantation: outcomes and advances. World J Gastroenterol . 2013 Dec 28;19(48):9146-55
[PubMed ID: 24409043]
Rice JP Lubner M Taylor A Spier BJ Said A Lucey MR Musat A Reichelderfer M Pfau PR Gopal DV CT portography with gastric variceal volume measurements in the evaluation of endoscopic therapeutic efficacy of tissue adhesive injection into gastric varices: a pilot study. Dig Dis Sci . 2011 Aug;56(8):2466-72
[PubMed ID: 21336602]