Mohamed Hassan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Divison of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Mohamed Hassan

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 36
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Kelsey Kuno

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Associate Professor of Medicine, Divison of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

Hepatologist / Gastroenterologist

Medical School, Somali National University, Mogdishu, Somalia

Internal Medicine Residency, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC

Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC

Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Fellowship, 1st University "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy


Dr. Hassan became a faculty member as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine-Gastroenterology Division at the University of Minnesota in 2004. His responsibilities include: Endoscopic Services, in-patient consults, and out-patient clinics. Dr. Hassan has special interest in viral hepatitis and liver transplant medicine. He has established a viral hepatitis center here at the University of Minnesota and has four funded research projects on hepatitis B and C. He has published articles both in international and national medical journals on viral hepatitis and other related topics.

Awards & Recognition

  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2015,2016)
  • Clinical Excellence Award at the University of Minnesota (2014)
  • Teacher of the Year Award, University of Minnesota Medical School (2010-2011)
  • Schering Hepatology Fellowship Award (2003-2004)
  • Ronald and Waldenan S. Nickens Scientific Research Award, Howard University College of Medicine (2002)

Professional Associations

  • Director of Diversity, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota (2016-present)
  • Medical Director of Endoscopy, University of Minnesota Medical School (2009-2014)
  • Member, Minnesota Medical Association (2011-present) 
  • Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (2000-present)
  • Member, American College of Gastroenterology (2000-2004)



  • H. Jama, L. Grillner, G. Biberfeld, S. Osman, A. Isse, M. Abdirahman, S. Bygdeman. Sexually Transmitted Viral Infections in Various population groups in Mogadishu, Somalia. Genitourin Med 1987, 63 329-32.
  • G. Bogliolo, L. Pecchiolo, V.f. Masi, M. Ferrara, M. Abdirahman Hassan. Il cancro del moncone Gastrico. Chirurgia Generale-General Surgery XII: 433, 1991.
  • K.B. Mohamud, A. Aceti, O.M. Mohamed, A. Pennica, K.A. Moalin, Hagi M. Abdirahman, G. Quarantaa, S.B. Paparo, D. Celestino. The circulation of the hepatitis A and B viruses in the Somali population. Ann Ital. med. Int. 1992 April-June; 7(2): 78 83.
  • A.O. Omar, W.M. Komakech, Hassan Abdirahman Mohamed, C.H. Sinh and J. Imoko. Costs, Resrouce utilization and financing of public and private Hospitals in Uganda. East African Medical Journal, Vol. 72, no. 9, Sep. 1995.
  • Mohamed A. Hassan. Barret’s Esophagus: Screening and Surveillance. The Fellow Reporter. (ACG) Vol. 7, no: 1 52-54, October 2001.



Liver (Hepatology) Clinic;University of Minnesota Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine (2000)
  • Gastroenterology (2003)
  • Transplant Hepatology (2008)

Dr. Hassan is currently a member of AASLD. He received the AASLD Schering Hepatology Fellowship Award in 2003-2004.

Clinical Interests

Treatment and Management of Viral Hepatitis B and C; Evaluation and Management of Pre-Liver Transplant Patients; Management of Immune Suppression