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August 30, 2012

Fariba Javadi, M.D., has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of internal medicine, specializing in hepatology/liver diseases. She also is a member of SIU HealthCare, the medical school’s practice group.
Javadi has most recently been an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (2007-12). Prior to that she was an assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology/hepatology at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston (2005-06).

Javadi completed a fellowship in hepatology at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston (2004). She completed her internal medicine residency and internship at Albany Medical Center at Albany Medical College in New York (2002, 2000). She earned her medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine, in Grenada, West Indies (1999).

Javadi is board certified in internal medicine and a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Her research interests include various modalities for treatment of viral hepatitis and hepatitis C recurrence in liver transplant patients. She and her husband, Dr. Mehrdad Saliminejad,­ who is also an SIU physician, live in Springfield with their son.