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Bahar Madani, MD

  • Gastroenterology
Bahar Madani, MD
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477 N El Camino Real #C204
Encinitas, CA 92024
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  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Farsi
  • English


Bahar Madani, MD, is a fellowship-trained transplant hepatologist and gastroenterologist. She has a clinical interest in treating patients before and after liver transplantation, as well as those with autoimmune liver diseases, including autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis. 

Dr. Madani provides treatment options for patients with abnormal liver test results, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and fatty liver disease. She performs upper endoscopy, in addition to screening and diagnostic colonoscopies. Dr. Madani also cares for patients with complications of cirrhosis, including ascites and hepatic encephalopathy, as well as liver cancer. 

Dr. Madani believes that the best patient care is achieved when patients and their families trust a physician. She works to gain trust by treating patients as if they are family. In addition to her clinical practice, she conducts research on liver transplantation and the treatment of liver cancer. Her work has been published in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology and the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy.

In her spare time, Dr. Madani enjoys outdoor activities with her family, as well as painting and listening to music. 


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology, 2018
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 2017

Medical Education

  • Tehran University of Medical Science, MD, 2001


  • Rochester General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2008


  • Methodist Medical Center, Gastroenterology, 2015
  • University of Pittsburgh, Transplant Hepatology, 2009
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