Thomas D. Schiano, M.D., has a clinical background in hepatology, gastroenterology and clinical nutrition. He has expertise in the management of persons with cirrhosis and other acute/chronic liver diseases, and in caring for patients prior to and after liver transplantation. Dr. Schiano has varied clinical research interests including herbal treatments of liver disease, nutritional aspects of liver disease, recurrence of disease post- liver transplantation, the treatment of HCV in patients having cirrhosis and post-liver transplantation, living donor liver transplantation, and management of the complications of cirrhosis. In addition, he is involved in the care of patients pre- and post-intestinal transplant. He is a member of the liver thrombosis program, an international referral center for adults and children with difficult to diagnose and unique blood clotting disorders affecting the liver and the intestines.
Dr. Schiano is a UNOS-certified Liver Transplant physician, and is board certified in clinical nutrition, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology. Dr. Schiano completed fellowships in hepatology and liver transplantation at Mount Sinai Hospital, gastroenterology at Temple University Hospital, and clinical nutrition at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Maimonides Medical Center.
Dr. Schiano is Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Adult Liver Transplantation and Director of Clinical Hepatology at the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute. He is also Medical Director of the Intestinal Transplant program.