Vinay Sundaram, MD

Director, Hepatology Outcomes Research

Assistant Medical Director, Liver Transplantation

Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center
8900 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048





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Vinay Sundaram, MD

Director, Hepatology Outcomes Research

Assistant Medical Director, Liver Transplantation

  • IM/Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplant

Alcoholic Hepatitis

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Autoimmune Diseases


Hepatitis (A, B, C)


Liver Cancers

Liver Failure

Liver Transplants

  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, 2004
  • Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center, 2007
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2010
  • Master's: University of Pittsburgh, 2010
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School), 2011
  • Board Certification, Transplant Hepatology, 2014
  • Board Certification, Gastroenterology, 2010
  • Board Certification, Internal Medicine, 2007
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Association for Study of Liver Disease
  • Member, American Society for Transplantation

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Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications.

  • Kowdley KV*, Sundaram V*, Jeon CY, Qureshi K, Latt NL, Sahota A, Lott S, Curry MP, Tsai N, Chaiyakunapruk N, et al. Eight weeks of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir is effective for selected patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus infection. Hepatology. 2017 Apr;65(4):1094-1103. Epub 2017 Feb 25.
  • Sundaram V, Lim J, Tholey DM, Iriana S, Kim I, Manne V, Nissen NN, Klein AS, Tran TT, Ayoub WS, et al. The Braden Scale, a standard tool for assessing pressure ulcer risk, predicts early outcomes after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2017;23(9):1153-1160.
  • Sundaram V, Kaung A, Rajaram A, Lu SC, Tran TT, Nissen NN, Klein AS, Jalan R, Charlton M, Jeon CY. Obesity is independently associated with infection in hospitalised patients with end-stage liver disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2015;42(11-12):1271-1280. Epub 2015 Oct 13.
  • Sundaram V, Choi G, Ayoub WS, Nissen NN, Klein AS, Tran TT. Donation after cardiac death liver transplantation in primary sclerosing cholangitis: proceed with caution. Transplantation. 2015 May;99(5):973-978.
  • Sundaram V, May FP, Manne V, Saab S. Effects of Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients With Alcoholic Hepatitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014;12(10):1745-1752.e2. Epub 2014 Mar 27.
  • Sundaram V, Shneider BL, Dhawan A, Ng VL, Im K, Belle S, Squires RH. King’s College Hospital criteria for non-acetaminophen induced acute liver failure in an international cohort of children. J Pediatr. 2013;162(2):319-323.e1.

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