Alyson Fox, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Current Administrative Positions

  • Medical Director, Living Donor Liver Team, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
  • Medical Director, Inpatient Solid Organ Transplant Unit
  • Associate Designated Institutional Officer, Graduate Medical Education

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-0914

Alyson Fox, MD
Dr. Alyson Fox earned her BA in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University prior to attending the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she served as assistant chief resident. She completed her Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she completed a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and served as chief fellow. She completed her advanced fellowship training in Advanced Transplant Hepatology at the University of California, San Francisco and was named clinical fellow of the year by the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Fox's clinical practice is focused on the management of patients with a variety of liver diseases including viral hepatitis, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases, inherited and autoimmune liver diseases and liver cancers. As a transplant hepatologist, she has advanced training in the management of complications of end stage liver disease and caring for patients both pre- and post- liver transplantation. As the medical director of the live donor program, sees and evaluates all candidates for live donation. When she is not caring for patients, she is active as an associate designated institutional office in Graduate Medical Education at NYP and she is a course director and educator at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Board Certifications

  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Areas of Expertise

  • Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Complication of Liver Disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Inherited Liver Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Transplant Evaluation
  • Living Donor Transplantation
  • Portal Hypertension

Education and Training

  • BA, 2000 The Johns Hopkins University
  • MD, 2004 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
  • Residency: 2007 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    14 PH
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-0914
  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    New York, NY 10019

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Teaching Responsibilities

Course Director, Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Section of the Body in Health and Disease. Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Committees / Societies / Memberships

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute Education and Training Committee
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Honors and Awards

  • 2020 Kenneth A. Forde Diversity Alliance 2020 Faculty Diversity Award, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • 2019 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Academy of Educators
  • 2019 Junior Faculty Award, Columbia University Department of Medicine
  • 2018 Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • 2017 Faculty Speaker, Intern Retreat, Columbia Internal Medicine Program
  • 2017 Pre-Clinical Faculty Speaker, Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician Ceremony, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • 2011 Clinical Fellow of the Year- Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2010 Komarov Research Competition - Third prize in Clinical Research
  • 2010 Frank Brooks, M.D. Research Award for Fellows, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2010 Edward C. Raffensperger Teaching Award for Fellows
  • 2009 - 2010 Chief Fellow, Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • 2007 Assistant Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, NY Presbyterian Hospital
  • 2005 The American Liver Foundation (ALF) and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Resident Scholar Travel Award to attend the AASLD Liver Meeting
  • 2004 Commencement Speaker, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • 2004 The Irwin Gelernt Award for Service to the Community
  • 2004 Mount Sinai School of Medicine Community Service and Academic Achievement
  • 2002 Mount Sinai School of Medicine Student Leadership Award


Original, Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Phipps MM, Barraza LH, LaSota ED, Sobieszczyk ME, Pereira MR, Zheng EX,Fox AN, Zucker J, Verna EC. Acute Liver Injury in COVID-19: Prevalence and Association with Clinical Outcomes in a Large US Cohort.Hepatology. 2020 May 30.
  2. Lawrence ZE, Martinez M, Lobritto S, Chen J, Breslin N, Fox A, Vittorio J. Adherence, Medical Outcomes, and Health Care Costs in Adolescents/Young Adults Following Pediatric Liver Transplantation. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Nov.
  3. Al-Obaid LN, Bazarbashi AN, Cohen ME, Kim J, Lei Y, Axelrad JE,Fox A, Chandra S, GordonFD. Enteric tube placement in patients with esophageal varices: Risks and predictors of postinsertion gastrointestinal bleeding.JGH Open. 2019 Sep 10;4(2):256-259.
  4. Kawut SM, Ellenberg SS, Kowka MJ, Goldberg D, Vargas H, Koch D, Sharkowski T, Al-Naamani, Fox A, Brown R, Levitsky J. Oh JK, Lin G, Song N, Mottram C, Doyle MF, Kaplan DE, Gupta S, Fallon MB. Sorafenib in Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (SHPS): A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial. Liver Transpl. 2019 Aug;25(8):1155-1164
  5. Przybyszewski EM, Verna EC, Lobritto SJ, Martinez M, Vittorio JM, Fox AN, Samstein B, KatoT, Griesemer AD, Emond JC. Durable Clinical and ImmunolgicAdvantage of Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Children. Transplantation 2018 June;102(6):953-60
  6. Dew MA, Butt Z, Liu Q, Simpson MA, Zee J, Ladner DP, Holtzman S, Smith AR, Pomfret EA, Merion RM, Gillespie BW, Sherker AH, Fisher RA, Olthoff KM, BurtonJR Jr, Terrault NA, Fox AN, DiMartini AF. Prevalence and Predictors of Patient-Reported Long-Term Mental and Physical Health After Donation in the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study (A2ALL).Transplantation. 2017 Sep 6.
  7. Samstein B, Griesemer A, Cherqui D, Mansour T, Pisa J, Yegiants A, Fox AN, Guarrera JV, Kato T, Halazun KJ, Emond J. Fully laparoscopic left-sided donor hepatectomy is safe and associated with shorter hospital stay and earlier return to work: A comparative study. Liver Transpl. 2015 Jun; 21(6):768-73
  8. Verna EC, Shetty K, Lukose T, Terry N, Mentore K, Olsen SK, Fox AN, Dove LM, Brown RS. High post-transplant virological response in hepatitis C virus infected patients treated with pretransplant protease inhibitor-based triple therapy.Liver Int. 2015 Feb; 35(2):510-517
  9. Kluger MD, Halazun KJ, Barroso RT, Fox AN, Olsen SK, Madoff DC, Siegel AB, Weintraub JL, Sussman J, Brown RS Jr, Cherqui D, Emond JC. Bland embolization versus chemoembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma before transplantation.Liver Transpl. 2014 May;20(5):536-43
  10. Lee SY, Mooney MA, Inra ML, Juluru K, Fox AN, Olsen SK, Brown RS Jr, Emond JC, Cherqui D, Kluger M. Exposure to ionizing radiation during liver transplantation evaluation, waitlist time, and post-operative period: A cause for concern. Hepatology. 2014 Feb; 59(2): 496-504
  11. Cascino MD, McNabb B, Gardner DG, Woeber KA, Fox AN, Wang B, Fix OK. Acute Liver Failure with Thyrotoxicosis treated with liver transplantation. Endocr Prac, 2013 May-Jun; 19(3):357-60
  12. Fox AN, Schilsky M. Once Daily Trientine for Maintenance Therapy of Wilson Disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology. Feb 2008;103(2):494-5.

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