Liver Transplantation: Pre and Post Operative Management For Internists
Einstein-Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Forchheimer 1st Floor Lecture Hall, Einstein
(no lunchtime session)
Paul Gaglio, MD
Paul Gaglio, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Dr. Paul Gaglio joined the faculty at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in December 2007 to assist in establishing a new liver transplantation program at Montefiore Medical Center, and was promoted to Professor of Clinical Medicine.
Author of multiple manuscripts, book chapters and abstracts, Dr. Gaglio has also participated in numerous research trials related to the therapy of hepatitis B and C, liver transplantation, and treatment of liver failure. His research interests include models to enhance liver regeneration, novel treatments of hepatitis B and C, natural history of hepatitis C in liver transplant recipients, and non alcoholic fatty liver disease.
From 1996 to 2001, Dr. Gaglio served as the medical co-director of the liver transplantation program at Tulane University Medical School. From 2001 to 2007, he was the medical director of adult liver transplantation and associate medical director of the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Gaglio received his B.A. in Biology and Italian from Rutgers College and his M.D. from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed an internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, and a digestive disease/liver transplantation fellowship at New Jersey Medical School.
After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand the indications for liver transplantation
- Recognize the common manifestations of portal hypertension and how to manage this condition
- Understand common post transplantation problems that internists face
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.