Meena B. Bansal, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She serves as the Director of Translational Research in the Division of Liver Diseases, the Chief Medical Officer of Mount Sinai Care, LLC, and the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Mount Sinai Health Partners.
Dr. Bansal joined the faculty of Mount Sinai in 2001 after completing Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2002 she became the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Director, leading one of the largest transplant hepatology fellowships in the United States. While remaining clinically active, she has also developed an NIH-funded basic research program focusing on understanding underlying molecular mechanisms of liver fibrosis/cirrhosis in an effort to develop novel anti-fibrotic therapies.
Her current research interests focus on how HIV may promote hepatic inflammation and fibrosis as well as novel treatments for Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH).
Dr. Bansal chairs the AASLD Foundation’s Research Awards Committee and in 2000, received the AASLD Foundation’s Advanced Transplant Hepatology Fellowship.
Conflict of Interest
Dr. Meena B. Bansal has nothing to disclose.