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Mercedes Martinez, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - 25 Rockwood Place

25 Rockwood Place
Suite 330
Englewood, NJ 07631
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ColumbiaDoctors - 300 Frank Burr Blvd

300 Frank W Burr Blvd
Suite 130
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
Suite Bhn 702
New York, NY 10032
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CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
Floor 14
New York, NY 10032
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About Mercedes Martinez, MD


Mercedes Martinez, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, the Medical Director of the Intestinal Transplant Program at the Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation, and the Medical Director, Pediatric Abdominal Organ Transplantation Transplant at NewYork-Presbyterian. 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 and for those with intestinal failure associated liver disease. Dr. Martinez is nationally and internationally recognized for her expertise in treating liver tumors and autoimmune liver disorders. Her research interests include liver biomarkers of operational tolerance and personalized immunosuppression, liver tumors in children, autoimmune liver diseases, metabolic disorders, nutritional deficiencies associated with liver diseases, and intestinal failure. In addition, she has been part of multi-center collaborative efforts to study the impact of autoimmune liver disorders in children and clinical trials of immunosuppression withdrawal.


Visit The Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at columbiasurgery.org/liver


Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Abdominal Organ Transplantation
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Autoimmune Liver Disorder
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholestatic Liver Disease
  • Clinical Research
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • EGD
  • Endoscopic Feeding Tube Placement
  • Endoscopy
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infection
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Fatty Liver Disease, Non-Alcoholic
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal ERCP
  • Gastrointestinal Tumors
  • Gastrostomy Tube Placement
  • Hepatic Disorders
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatobiliary Diseases
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Hepatology
  • Inborn Error of Metabolism
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Failure
  • Intestinal Transplant
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Disease In Children
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver Transplant, Pediatric
  • Liver Tumors
  • Living Donor Transplantation
  • Metabolic and Fatty Liver Disease
  • Metabolism
  • Pediatric Liver Cancer
  • Pediatric Liver Disease-Acute
  • Pediatric Liver Disease-Chronic
  • Pediatric Liver Transplant
  • Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube Inser
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Weight Management

Education

  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: 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

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • 2015-2016 Faculty Leadership Academy
  • 2016-2022 New York Magazine Best Doctors
  • 2018 Academy of Clinical Excellence at Columbia University (ACE)
  • 2019-2022 Exceptional Women In Medicine

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