Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Adnan Said, MD

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Transplant Medicine
Adnan Said, MD

About

Dr. Adnan Said is Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital (VAH). He also serves as Medical Director of the VA Liver Transplant Program, and Liver Transplant and Hepatitis Liaison at the VAH. Dr. Said is involved in medical education and is the Program Director of the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship where he oversees curriculum development and program accreditation.

Dr. Said has been named multiple times to the Best Doctors in America list for his clinical work and is a three-time recipient of the Outstanding Clinical Educator Award, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

He is a member of the executive committee of the National Medical Advisory Board of the American Liver Foundation and chair of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Medical Advisory Committee, American Liver Foundation, and Associate Editor of Clinical Liver Disease. Dr. Said has served on the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He currently serves on the Finance Committee and Public Policy Committee of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and is a fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). He also serves on the Education Subcommittee of the Liver Intestinal Community of Practice of the American Society of Transplantation. He serves on the University of Wisconsin Finance Committee as well as the University Health Sciences IRB.

Dr. Said has an active research program in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and liver cancer. His work is funded by the National Institutes of Health, Veterans Administration as well as by industry partners including most recently EXACT Sciences and Intercept pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Said's clinical practice is devoted to advanced hepatology and NAFLD (e.g., diseases of the liver) and liver transplantation.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Medicine

Practice locations

  • Digestive Health CenterGastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-5000
    • Closed now
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  • University HospitalLiver Transplant Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 262-5420
    • Closed now
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  • GI Associates of WausauLiver Transplant Clinic
    • 411 Westwood Drive / Wausau, WI
    • (608) 263-9531
    • Closed now
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  • Digestive Health CenterMetabolic Liver Health Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-5000
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology
Medical School
  • Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Fellowships
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residencies
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internships
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Specialties

Additional conditions and treatments
  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplant Medicine
  • Medical Management of Liver Transplant Patients
  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Research and publications

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