Joseph A. Odin, M.D., Ph.D., is a gastroenterologist/hepatologist based at Mount Sinai Hospital. He graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai of the City University of New York in 1993, where he received his Ph.D. in immunology. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital and a fellowship in gastroenterology/hepatology at John Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Odin is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases and the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute. He is co-director of the Mount Sinai Autoimmune Liver Disease Program. He has research interest in liver autoimmunity and toxicology. His current research studies are focused on novel treatments for primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and autoimmune hepatitis and on the toxic effects of medications, including herbal and dietary supplements on the liver. He cares for individuals with all liver diseases, including those with liver transplants.
His clinical focus includes upper GI endoscopy including surveillance of esophageal varices and endoscopic band ligation, fibroscan elastography, liver biopsy, jaundice, ascites, abnormal liver tests, acute liver failure, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, liver transplantation evaluation and post-transplant care, toxic hepatitis, drug induced liver injury, liver masses and cancer, hemochromatosis and Wilsons disease.