Lily Dara, MD

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine


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1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033
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1441 Eastlake Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90089
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Provider Details

Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, French
About Lily Dara, MD
Dr. Dara is an NIH funded physician-scientist specialized in the care of patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders. She is a leader in the field of drug induced liver injury and hepatotoxicity and has authored numerous articles and book chapters on the mechanisms of liver injury and hepatocyte cell death due to drug and toxic compounds. In addition, Dr. Dara studies autoimmune hepatitis, and primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), two chronic immune-mediated liver diseases that disproportionately affect women.

In her clinical practice she performs routine gastrointestinal procedures such as endoscopy and colonoscopy. She treats various forms of liver disease such as cirrhosis of the liver and its complications, autoimmune liver disorders such as primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), and autoimmune hepatitis, viral hepatitis, alcohol-associated liver disease, metabolic and fatty liver disease among other liver and GI diseases.
I believe in a patient centered approach to care using evidenced-based medicine and cutting-edge research. Since treating chronic liver diseases is often a life-long endeavor, active collaboration with my patients (and their loved ones) to design and customize an individual health plan is more likely to results in long-lasting success. The reality is, we are in it together. Trust, empathy, and a true sense of partnership are crucial to the best doctor-patient relationships.


  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
Areas of Focus
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Insurances Accepted

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  • Watchtower
  • GEHA
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Health Net Covered California
  • MultiPlan
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Medicare
  • Interplan
  • Pacificare
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Marian Health Services
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Coventry Health Care
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Health Net
  • First Health
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Blue Shield of California
  • NEXT
  • United Healthcare
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Brand New Day
  • USC Network
  • Take Care (GUAM)

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