Alyson Fox, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Current Administrative Positions

  • Medical Director, Living Donor Liver Team, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation

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 NY 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 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. Her research area is focused on issues related to organ allocation and complications of portal hypertension.

Education and Training

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • 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

Committees / Societies / Memberships

2007 – Present    

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Honors and Awards

2011 Clinical Fellow of the Year - Dept 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
2010 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:

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. July 2013 epub ahead of print.

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

Fox AN, Schilsky M. Once Daily Trientine for Maintenance Therapy of Wilson Disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology. Feb 2008;103(2):494-5.

Reviews, Chapters and Editorials:

Fox AN, Vagefi PA, Stock PG. Liver Transplantation in HIV Patients. Semin Liver Dis. 2012 May;32(2):177-85

Fox AN, Jacobson IM. Recent Successes and Noteworthy Future Prospects in the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jul; 55 Suppl 1: S16-24

Fox AN, Brown RS. Is the patient a candidate for Liver transplantation? Clin Liver Dis. 2012 May; 16(2):435-48

Fox AN, Terrault NA. Individualizing Hepatitis B Infection Prophylaxis in Liver Transplant Recipients. J Hepatol. 2011 Sep;55(3):507-9

Fox AN, Terrault NA. The option of HBIG free prophylaxis against recurrent HBV. J Hepatology 2012 May; 56(5):1189-97

Fox AN, Faust T. Support of patients during antiviral therapy for Hepatitis B and C in Chronic Viral Hepatitis: Second Edition, Publisher: Humana/Springer

Fox AN, Rustgi VK. Cytopenias and HCV Management: What is your approach to address them? Foster and Reddy. Clinical Dilemmas in Viral Liver Disease: Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Fox AN, Reddy KR, Jeffers LJ. Chapter 3: Liver Biopsy and Laparoscopy. In Schiffs Diseases of the Liver: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Eleventh edition, in press

Dr. Fox is also an ad hoc reviewer for Gastroenterology and for Liver Transplantation.