About

Personal Statement

I am a gastroenterologist by training, and I continue practicing gastroenterology. But liver disease has been very fascinating and very personal for me. It was personal because it affected multiple family members in several generations. Also, it’s a specialty that sits on the intersection of medicine and surgery.

The transplant side of it is where you really have an ability to save patients. There is no other place in the field of gastroenterology where you come so close to saving patients’ lives. You won’t believe how much energy we get from seeing patients being extremely sick one day and thinking, ‘Well, if this transplant doesn’t come within the next few days, we don’t have much more time to go,’ to seeing patients sitting in their beds eating breakfast a few days later and looking great.

All of a sudden, a new life opens in front of them. It’s like witnessing the second birth of a person. It’s an amazing feeling for every person involved in that process.

Faculty Rank

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
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    Alla Grigorian, MD, PhD - UK HealthCare

Training & Education

Degree

Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia

Residency

University of Kentucky

Fellowship

Transplant Hepatology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.
Gastroenterology, University of Kentucky

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology

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Ratings & Reviews

4.79 out of 5
9 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    Was very helpful and had good recommendations.

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    Both physicians seemed confused by my symptoms. They really seemed like had never encountered my situation before. I was a bit disappointed by my visit

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    *Dr. Patel and *Dr. Grigorian were wonderful and listened to all of my concerns.

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    Had a very good experience at the clinic.

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    *Dr. Grigorian is very courteous and friendly, I feel extremely cared for with *Dr. Grigorian
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      VERY PLEASED, dr. discussed concerns I had previously mentioned. Gave instructions to appointment person to schedule test.
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      Good.
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      *Dr. Benrajab and *Grigorian are great!
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      *Dr. Grigorian always shows concern and cares about my condition. She is always in contact with my POA *Dr. Thompson!