Julia J Wattacheril, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Julia J Wattacheril, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology

Specialties: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Transplant HepatologyMore specialties

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622 West 168th Street
Floor 14
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Julia J Wattacheril, MD, MPH


Dr. Wattacheril's clinical specialties include all aspects of transplant hepatology, general hepatology and gastroenterology with emphasis on metabolic liver disease and obesity. She specializes in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease as well as all forms of hepatitis, chronic liver disease, and liver cancer in addition to liver transplantation. Her research interests include hepatic steatosis, insulin resistance, gut hormones and metabolic liver disease in adults. Her current research concentrates on the relationship between proteins and lipids that differentiate steatosis from steatohepatitis using an integrated omics approach.


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


Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Expertise

  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Hereditary Liver Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

Education

  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC
  • Attending, New York - Presbyterian Hospital
  • Director of the Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Program

Hospital Affiliations

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

Awards & Honors

  • 2000 Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation recipient, American Medical Womens Association
  • 2003 Alpha Omega Alpha

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