Jorge Rakela, M.D.


Gastroenterology and HepatologyLiver Transplant ProgramTransplant Center


  1. Phoenix, Arizona
  • Extrahepatic HCV replication
  • HCV and HIV interaction
  • Development of new therapies of chronic viral hepatitis in immunocompetent as well as transplanted patients
  • Development of bioartificial liver support systems
  • Recurrence of hepatic diseases after transplantation

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 1977
    Fellow - Liver Diseases & Gastroenterology Year I-IIIUniversity of Southern California
  2. 1974
    Resident - Internal MedicineUniversity of Chile
  3. 1972
    FellowDepartment of Virology, University of Chile
  4. 1971
    MDSchool of Medicine, University of Chile


  1. American Association for the Study of Liver Disease