Associate Clinical Professor

Karn Wijarnpreecha

Associate Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine
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Work Summary

I have done several studies on epidemiology research in metabolic dysfunction associated steatotic liver disease (formerly known as NAFLD), and genetic variants in MASLD. I am also interested in racial disparity and health disparity in liver diseases.

Research Interest

Dr. Karn Wijarnpreecha received medical degree from Chiang Mai University (CMU) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. After graduation, he completed one year of internship training and another year of research training at Cardiac Electrophysiology Research and Training Center at CMU. He decided to pursue medical training in the United States. He completed internal medicine residency at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, New York and completed his gastroenterology fellowship training at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He also earned Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health while completing fellowship training. Dr. Wijarnpreecha pursued transplant hepatology fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Wijarnpreecha is currently a Clinical Associate Professor, transplant hepatologist at Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix and University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Dr. Wijarnpreecha research interest includes epidemiology in liver diseases such as metabolic dysfunction associated steatotic liver disease (formerly known as NAFLD), alcohol-associated liver disease, and racial disparity in liver diseases.