Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Department Faculty

Harmit S. Kalia, D.O.

Dr. Harmit S. Kalia

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases)


Professional Interests

Dr. Kalia is a Transplant Hepatologist who joined Montefiore Medical Center in 2009. Dr. Kalia received his medical education at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, and then took four years of Internal Medicine Residency, the first three at UMDNJ in Newark and the next as a Chief Resident at the East Orange VA. He completed a Transplant Hepatology Fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, and Gastroenterology Fellowship at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ.

Dr. Kalia's clinical and research interests include NAFLD, complications of end stage liver disease and liver transplantation.


Selected Publications

  1. Kalia H, Lopez PM, Martin P. Treatment of HCV in patients with renal failure. Arch Med Res. 2007 Aug;38(6):628-33. Review.
  2. Kalia H, Fabrizi F, Martin P. Hepatitis B virus and renal transplantation. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2011 Jul;25(3):102-9
  3. Bichoupan K, Schwartz JM, Martel-Laferriere V, Giannattasio ER, Marfo K, Odin JA, Liu LU, Schiano TD, Perumalswami P, Bansal M, Gaglio PJ, Kalia H, Dieterich DT, Branch AD, Reinus JF.  Effect of fibrosis on adverse events in patients with hepatitis C treated with telaprevir.  Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jan;39(2):209-16.

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