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John Bucuvalas, MD, FAASLD
Mt. Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, New York City, New York
Throughout his pediatric hepatology career, John Bucuvalas, MD, has led liver care programs at major academic hospitals and collaborated on critical research projects, including a recent trial of immunosuppression withdrawal with Sandy Feng, MD.
Cynthia Levy, MD, FAASLD, AGAF
University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, Miami, Florida
While a medical student at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in her native Brazil, Cynthia Levy realized that her calling was to be a hepatologist.
Alexander L. Gerbes, MD, FAASLD
Liver Centre Munich, University Hospital LMU, Munich, Germany
Hepatology appealed to Alexander L. Gerbes, MD because it is a specialty that encompasses “a broad spectrum of relevant diseases and the development of novel treatment options,” he says.
Oren K. Fix, MD, MSC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Early in his career, Oren K. Fix, MD, MSc attended an AASLD trainee workshop where he was urged to find a mentor. "I didn’t really know what the word meant. But in medical school, I was randomly paired with a gastroenterologist who specialized in hepatology, Dr. Thomas Mahl. He was an inspiration to me. Most of us probably choose our specialty because of the people we meet early on who take us under their wing," he says. "This was a guy I wanted...
Vijay H. Shah, MD, FAASLD
Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota
Hepatology is a journey, says Vijay H. Shah, MD, a Fellow of AASLD since 2018 and the Chair of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division at the Mayo Clinic Department of Internal Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota.
Jonathan A. Dranoff, MD, FAASLD
Yale School of Medicine
Jonathan A. Dranoff, MD, FAASLD Yale School of Medicine