Dr. Durazo received his undergraduate degree in chemistry and biology from the Colegio Vista Hermosa in Mexico City. He earned his medical degree from Anáhuac University, Mexico City, Mexico. After a research fellowship, he completed his residency in internal medicine at Los Angeles County USC. Following his fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Dr. Durazo was appointed a Clinical Assistant Professor, Gastroenterologist and Transplant Hepatologist at USC. Dr. Durazo was recruited to the Dumont UCLA Liver Transplant Center in 2001 where he is the Medical Director.
His clinical research interests focus on the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatobiliary diseases, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. An active presenter at national and international meetings, Dr. Durazo is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and President, Southern California Society of Gastroenterology. Dr. Durazo is board-certified in Internal Medicine, with specialties in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology.