About Us

Dr. Edward Mena

USC Transplant Center
Cedars-Sinai Transplant Center
AASLD – American Association For The Study Of Liver Diseases
EASL – European Association For The Study Of The Liver
White Memorial Medical Center


English and Spanish

Languages Spoken in the office

English, Spanish, Vietnamese, French, and Arabic

Dr. Edward Mena

Hepatologist and Medical Director of the Pasadena Liver Center
President and CEO of California Liver Research Institute (CLRI)

Dr. Mena’s interests include nonalcoholic fatty-liver disease in adult and pediatric patients, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in response to chronic Hepatitis C and Liver Cancer and coordinating outreach programs in the Latino, Armenian, and Egyptian communities to better understand the role of Hepatitis B and C and cirrhosis within these populations. Dr. Mena also focuses on managing and curing patients with primary liver cancer.


Fellowship, Hepatology, University of Southern California Liver Unit, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, White Memorial Medical Center- Chief resident at White Memorial Medical Center
Medical Degree, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Post-Baccalaureate Program, University of California, San Diego
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

Hepatitis B and C, nonalcoholic fatty-liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis treatment response to interferon-based therapies in chronic hepatitis C, hepatitis C in the Latino community, hepatitis C epidemiology in Egyptian patients in southern California

Iman Jomaa, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Aurelia Sanchez

Medical Assistant

Yvette Santoscoy

Office Manager

Brenda Serbantez


Norma Carmona

Medical Assistant

Tam Nguyen


Ruby Gonzales

Medical Assistant

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301 S. Fair Oaks Ave, Ste 405
Pasadena, CA 91105

Phone: (626) 440-7325

Fax: (626) 440-7310

Hospital Affiliations

  • Huntington Hospital
  • White Memorial Medical Center

Affiliations with:

  • USC Liver Transplant Team
  • Cedars Sinai Liver Transplant Team

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