Bahar Madani, MD

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology
477 N El Camino Real Ste C204
Encinitas, CA 92024
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477 N El Camino Real Ste A308
Encinitas, CA 92024
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4150 Regents Park Row Ste 345
La Jolla, CA 92037
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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, 2018American 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, 2015University of Pittsburgh, Transplant Hepatology, 2009

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