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Douglas Dieterich

  • PROFESSOR Medicine, Liver Diseases
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  • Gastroenterology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, New York University School of Medicine

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology
    NYU Medical Center


    Dr. Dieterich is currently Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases and also Director of Continuing Medical Education in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

    He has a triple appointment in the divisions of Liver Disease, Gastroenterology, and Infectious Diseases.

    Douglas T. Dieterich graduated from Yale University in New Haven, CT and received his Doctorate of Medicine from New York University of Medicine in NY.  He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York, NY where he was also a fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology.  He became Clinical Assistant Professor of medicine and then a Clinical Professor of Medicine, both at the New York University.  He remains as an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Dieterich is an investigator for many ongoing clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of new antiviral treatments for chronic hepatitis B & C.

    Dr. Dieterich is a member of many professional societies and is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology.  He has served on several committees of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including the Steering Committee of the Opportunistic Infections Core Committee and the Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Committee.  He was Chair and Co-Chair, respectively, of the Enteric Parasites Committee and the Protozoan Committee.  He also served on the NIH Study Sections for CMV and cryptosporidiosis.

    Widely published, Dr. Dieterich is the author of numerous journal articles, abstracts and book chapters on viral hepatitis and AIDS associated infections of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.

    In the News
    Dr. Dieterich discusses viral hepatitis in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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    Dr. Dieterich discusses the advancements in the treatment of Hepatitis C in The Daily News Feature, The Daily Check Up.


Dieterich DT. Treatment of Hepatitis C and Anemia in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients. J Infect Dis 2002; 185(suppl 2): S128-S137.

Soriano V, Sulkowski M, Bergin C, Hatzakis A, Cacoub P, Katlama C, Cargnel A, Mauss S, Dieterich D, Moreno S, Ferrari C, Poynard T, Rockstroh J. Care of Patients with Chronic hepatitis C and HIV co-infection: recommendations from the HIV-HCV International Panel. AIDS 2002; 16: 813-828.

Palmon R, Koo BC, Shoultz DA, Dieterich DT D. Lack of Hepatotoxicity Associated with Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2002; 29: 340-345.

Dieterich DT. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Liver: Lessons Learned and Still be Learned. Seminars in Liver Disease 2003; 23(2): 107-114.

Dieterich DT. HIV and Hepatitis B Virus: Options for Managing Coinfection. Topics in HIV Medicine 2003; 11(1): 16-19.

Nickolas K, Dieterich DT. Toxicity of Non-Nucleoside Analogue Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors . Seminars in Liver Disease 2003; 23(2): 173-182.

Dieterich DT. Managing Antiretroviral-Associated Liver Disease . Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes; 22.

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Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Dieterich during 2015 and/or 2016. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • AbbVie Inc.; Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Idenix Pharmaceuticals; Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Merck & Co., Inc.; Novartis / Genentech Inc. Partnership; Quintiles; Roche Molecular Systems Inc.; Tobira Therapeutics, Inc.; Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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