Our Doctors

Program Director

Joseph Odin, MD, PhD
Dr. Joseph Odin is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases and director of The New York Autoimmune Liver Disease Treatment Program at Mount Sinai. His primary clinical interest is in treating patients with autoimmune liver diseases, including primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and autoimmune hepatitis.


Nancy Bach, MD
Dr. Nancy Bach, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Liver Diseases, began her study of liver disease with a particular interest in autoimmune liver diseases. She was fortunate, she says, in having completed her fellowship training in liver diseases at Mount Sinai under the mentorship of some of the greatest liver specialists and pathologists of all time. Dr. Bach also holds the distinction of having worked with the Mount Sinai team that performed the first liver transplant in the State of New York in 1988.

Advanced Endoscopy/Liver Transplantation

Jawad Ahmad, MD
Dr. Jawad, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases. Dr. Ahmad has published widely in the fields of hepatology and transplant hepatology. His clinical interests include advanced endoscopy including ERCP, liver transplantation, and recurrent primary sclerosing cholangitis after liver transplantation.

Pathology Expertise

Swan Thung, MD
Dr. Thung is a world-renowned liver pathologist. She studied under Dr. Hans Popper, co-founder of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, who is considered the Father of Modern Hepatology.

Dr. Thung, like her mentor, is frequently invited to speak on autoimmune liver disease at prestigious international conferences. She also frequently serves as editor for issues of Seminars in Liver Disease, the most widely read hepatology journal dedicated to autoimmune liver disease.

M. Isabel Fiel, MD
Dr. Fiel is an internationally recognized expert on liver pathology who has published and spoken widely on autoimmune liver disease. She has acted as the central pathologist for an international PSC consortium.

Surgical Expertise

Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute
The liver transplant surgery team at Mount Sinai has the expertise and skill to care for those patients with end-stage autoimmune liver disease who do not respond to medical therapies.

Surgical Oncology
The surgical oncology group at Mount Sinai has unparalleled capabilities when it comes to treating liver cancer in those with autoimmune liver disease.

Radiology Expertise

Bachir Taouli, MD
Bachir Taouli, MD, is Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine in the Body Imaging Section (Department of Radiology) at The Mount Sinai Health System. After completing medical school and Radiology Residency in Paris VI University (France) in 2000, he joined UCSF Department of Radiology for a research fellowship and clinical training. Recently, he joined Mount Sinai Health System where he is currently the director of Body MRI in the Department of Radiology. With state of art equipment available at Mount Sinai, advanced MRI techniques will be offered as part of routine studies or in research protocols.

Allied Autoimmune Disease Specialists

Drs. Odin and Bach work closely with a wide-variety of specialists to provide comprehensive care for all health needs related to autoimmune liver diseases.

Richard Haber, MD
Dr. Haber is a highly respected endocrinologist who is Director of the Mount Sinai Bone Mineral Density Program. Our many patients with autoimmune liver disease and osteoporosis, as well as those with autoimmune thyroid conditions, are expertly managed by Dr. Haber.

Peter Gorevic, MD
Dr. Gorevic is Chief of Rheumatology at The Mount Sinai Health System and a national expert in the treatment of systemic autoimmune disease and arthritis related to liver disease. Since many individuals with autoimmune liver disease suffer from associated rheumatoid arthritis and other systemic autoimmune diseases, Dr. Gorevic's expertise is frequently called upon.