Mohamed Hassan

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Administrator Info
Name: GI Division
Phone: 612-625-8999
Mail: 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 36, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Dr. Hassan became a faculty member as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine-Gastroenterology Division at the University of Minnesota in 2004. His responsibilities include: Endoscopic Services, in-patient consults, and out-patient clinics. Dr. Hassan has special interest in viral hepatitis and liver transplant medicine. He has established a viral hepatitis center here at the University of Minnesota and has four funded research projects on hepatitis B and C. He has published articles both in international and national medical journals on viral hepatitis and other related topics.

Clinical Summary

Treatment and Management of Viral Hepatitis B and C; Evaluation and Management of Pre-Liver Transplant Patients; Management of Immune Suppression


MD, Somali National University

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Postgraduate Training in Internal Medicine,
Somali National University
Postgraduate Training in Gastroenterology,
1st University "La Sapienza"
Internal Medicine, Residency
Howard University Hospital
Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institute
Howard University Hospital
Advanced Fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Fellowship
Mayo Clinic

Honors and Recognition

Clinical Excellence Award, University of Minnesota
Ronald and Waldenan S. Nickens Scientific Research Award, Howard University College of Medicine
Schering Hepatology Fellowship Award (2003-2004)
Teacher of the Year Award (2010-2011), University of Minnesota Medical School
Top Doctor (2015, 2016), Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Professional Memberships

Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Director of Diversity
Endoscopy, University of Minnesota Medical School, Medical Director
American College of Gastroenterology, Member
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Member
Minnesota Medical Association, Member
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Hassan MA, Kim RW, Ruosha L, Smith CI, Fried MW, Sterling RK, Ghany MC, Wahed AB, Ganova-Raeva LM, Roberts LR, Lok ASF. Characteristics of US-born versus Foreign-born Americans of African Descent with Chronic Hepatitis B. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2017 May 19:1-11.,
Elwir S, Anugwom C, Connor EK, Giama N, Ndzengue A, Menk J, Mohamed EA, Roberts LR, Hassan M. Barriers in Hepatitis C Treatment in Somali Patients: Comparison of the Interferon and the Direct Acting. Mayo Proceedings. Under Review. 2017.,
Serrano O, Bangdiwala A, Vock D, Kirchner V, Yadav K, Pugalendhi A, Minja E, Dunn T, Finger E, Matas A, Kandaswamy R, Hassan MA, Payne W, Pruett T, Chinnakotla S. Clinical Significance of Pulmonary Nodules in the Pre Transplant Evaluation of Liver Transplant Recipients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Transplantation. Submitted for Publication. 2017.,
Saxena V, Khungar V… Hassan MA… Terrault N, Reddy R, et al. Safety and Efficacy of Current DAA Regimens in Kidney and Liver Transplant Recipients with Hepatitis C: Results from the HCV-TARGET Study. Hepatology. Published online May 2017 15.,
Tierney A, Huepfel W, Shaukat, AP, Lake, JR, Boldt M, Wang Q, Hassan MA. Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C Infection in a Large Immigrant Community. Springer Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Submitted for Publication. 2017.,