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
  • Medical Director, Inpatient Solid Organ Transplant Unit
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 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

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, 2020- 2022

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

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

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.