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Mercedes Martinez, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC
  • Medical Director, Intestinal Transplant Program, Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation
  • Clinical Director, Human Studies Core, Columbia Center for Translation Immunology
  • Associate Program Director, Liver Transplant Hepatology Fellowship
Mercedes Martinez, MD

Mercedes Martinez, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Medical Director for the Intestinal Transplant Program at the Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation. She provides state-of-the-art care for children with a multitude of liver and intestinal issues, including children with liver and intestinal failure that require transplantation, children with intestinal failure, and for those with intestinal failure associated liver disease. Her research interests include liver tumors in children, autoimmune liver diseases, metabolic disorders, nutritional deficiencies associated with liver diseases, and intestinal failure.

  • liver tumors in children
  • autoimmune liver diseases
  • metabolic disorders
  • nutritional deficiencies associated with liver diseases
  • intestinal failure

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Santiago De Cuba
  • Internship: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY
  • Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY
  • Residency: Children's Hospital, Santiago De Cuba
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

NIH Grants

  • LUSTRO: A CLINICAL ASSESSMENT STUDY IN CRIGLER-NAJJAR SYNDROME (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

    Apr 3 2018 - Apr 3 2023

    A COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS TRIAL OF ORAL VANCOMYCIN AND URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID FOR PEDIATRIC PSC (Private)

    Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2019

    TISSUE COMPARTMENTALIZATION OF HUMAN LYMPHOCYTES (Federal Gov)

    Jun 1 2013 - May 31 2019