Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Montefiore Opens First Bronx Liver Transplant Program

Montefiore Opens First Bronx Liver Transplant Program

On August 20th, the New York State Department of Health approved the first and only liver transplant program in the Bronx, at Montefiore Medical Center.

The approval caps an application process extending over several years that involved both surgeons and hepatologists at Montefiore, as well as the Einstein Liver Research Center. Up to now, liver transplant patients from the Bronx were required to travel to Manhattan for surgery. More than 120 Bronx patients were waiting for liver transplants in 2007, and approximately 50 local residents had no choice but to seek a liver transplant outside the borough last year.

The Department's hepatology transplant program is headed by Paul Gaglio, under the divisional leadership of Allan Wolkoff.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Ebola Update: What Montefiore Clinicians Need to Know (New Time)
Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH
12:15 PM : Weiler Hospital Weiler Auditorium

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