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Donald Gardenier

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, General Internal Medicine
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  • M.S., Pace University

  • M.P.A., New York University

  • D.N.P, Case Western Reserve University

  • B.S.N., Pace University


    Donald Gardenier, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN is Assistant Professor and Clinical Program Director in the Department of Medicine, Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Liver Diseases. He specializes in primary care and the care of individiuals with hepatitis C and other liver diseases. He joined the clinical staff at Mount Sinai in 1999 with a background in community-based primary care and house calls. Dr Gardenier co-founded Mount Sinai's primary care-based evaluation and treatment program for chronic hepatitis C. Since that time he has published and presented extensively on the subject of treating hepatitis C in medically and psychiatrically complicated populations. Dr Gardenier was a National Health Service Corps Scholar and Clinical Hepatology Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He was appointed to the Mount Sinai faculty in 2006. Dr. Gardenier currently serves as Region 2 Director of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Previously, he served two terms as a board member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners. He is a member of the Hepatology Associates Committee of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and has served on numerous committees and task forces advocating for individuals with liver diseases. Dr. Gardenier edits the opinion column “Point/Counterpoint” in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and of the American Academy of Nursing.

    Languages: English, Spanish, Dutch


Clinical Interests: Hepatitis C, Interprofessional Teams, Health Disparities 


Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC, Kwong J DNP, ANP-BC, Olson MC DNP, ANP-BC, Epstein R MS, AGCNP-BC. Epidemiology, Screening, and Pretreatment Evaluation of the Patient with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2015 Jan; 11(1): 109 - 115.

Olson MC DNP, ANP-BC, Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC, Jacobson IM MD. The Revolution of Hepatitis C Treatments: Review for Nurse Practitioners. Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2015 January; 11(1): 116 - 123.

Bichoupan K, Martel-Laferriere V, Sachs D, Ng M, Schonfeld EA, Pappas A, Crismale J, Stivala A, Khaitova V, Gardenier D, Linderman M, Perumalswami PV, Schiano TD, Odin JA, Liu L, Moskowitz AJ, Dieterich DT, Branch AD. Costs of Telaprevir-Based Triple Therapy for Hepatitis C: $189,000 per Sustained Virological Response. Hepatology 2014 Oct; 60(4).

Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC. 48 Hours With Loretta Ford [editorial]. Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2014 July/August; 10(7): 521 - 523.

Ellis P MSN, RN, Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC. Does Nursing Need the Clinical Nurse Leader? [editorial]. Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2012 January; 8(1): 30 - 31.

Krauskopf K MD, McGinn TG MD, MPH, Federman AD MD, Halm EA MD, Leventhal H MD, McGinn LK PhD, Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC, Oster A MD, Kronish IM MD. HIV and HCV Health Beliefs in an Inner City Community. Journal of Viral Hepatitis 2011; 18: 785 - 791.

Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC, Wisnivesky J PhD, MD, McGinn LK PhD, Kronish IM MD, McGinn TG MD, MPH. Hepatitis C Treatment Completion in Individuals with Psychiatric Comorbidity and Depression. Gastroenterology Nursing 2011 March/April; 34(2): 102 - 106.

Rawlins S MS, RNC, Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC. Should NPs Accept Paid Speaking Engagements from Pharmaceutical Companies? [editorial]. Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2010 July/August; 6(7): 532 - 533.

Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC, Stanik-Hutt J PhD, ACNP. Should DNP Students Conduct Original Research as their Capstone Project? [editorial]. Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2010 May; 6(5): 364 - 365.

Gardenier D DNP, FNP-BC, Andrews CM PhD, CNM, Thomas DC MD, Bookhardt-Murray LJ MD, AAHIVS, Fitzpatrick JJ PhD, RN. Social Support and Adherence: Differences Among Clients in an AIDS Day Health Care Program. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 2010 Jan - Feb; 21(1): 75 - 85.

Alfandre D MD, Gardenier D NP, Federman A MD, McGinn T MD. Hepatitis C in an Urban Cohort: Who's Not Being Treated?. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2009; 20: 1068 - 1078.

McGinn T MD, MPH, O'Connor-Moore N MPH, RN, Alfandre D MD, MSPH, Gardenier D MS, MPH, Wisnivesky J MD, MPH. Validation of a Hepatitis C Screening Tool in Primary Care. Archives of Internal Medicine 2008 Nov; 168(18): 2009 - 2013.

Gardenier D, Neushotz L, O'Connor-Moore N. Medical/Psychiatric Comanagement by Nurse Practitioners in Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment: A Case Study. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing 2007 April; 21(2).

Gardenier G, Alfandre D. Primary Care of the Patient with Chronic Hepatitis C. Journal for Nurse Practitioners 2006 September; 2(8).

McGinn TG MD, MPH, Gardenier D NP, MPA, McGinn LK PhD, Alfandre D MD, MSPH, O'Connor-Moore N RN, CCRN, Sturm TM MD, Schiano TD MD, Reichman S MD. Treating Hepatitis C in the Primary Care Setting [review]. Seminars in Liver Disease 2005 March; 25(1).

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