Joel P. Wedd, MD, MPH


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Emory Liver Tumor Clinic
Liver Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Joel P. Wedd, MD, MPH is Associate Professor in the Division of Digestive Diseases of the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. A transplant hepatologist, Dr. Wedd’s clinical interests include end-stage liver disease, portal hypertension, and hepatocellular carcinoma. He serves as director of the Liver Tumor Clinic at Emory.

Dr. Wedd is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship.


Dr. Wedd earned his medical degree and Masters of Public Health at the University of North Carolina. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Then he completed his gastroenterology and transplant hepatology fellowships at the University of Colorado.


Dr. Wedd's research interests include access to care for transplant and hepatocellular carcinoma, outcomes in hepatocellular carcinoma, and improving our understanding of how to appropriately prioritize patients for liver transplantation.


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