Gene Im

Gene Im, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases

Specialties:

Liver Medicine, Liver Transplantation

Research Topics:

Hepatitis C Virus, Liver, Transplantation

 

 

 

Dr. Gene Y Im is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with honors. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Winthrop-University Hospital, the primary teaching affiliate for the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. He then completed an advanced fellowship in Transplant Hepatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is currently the Associate Program Director of the Transplant Hepatology fellowship and RSS course director of the Division of Liver Diseases at Mount Sinai.

 

Dr. Im’s areas of clinical interest include cirrhosis, acute/chronic liver diseases, portal hypertension, liver biopsy, quality improvement, endoscopy, inpatient care of liver patients and liver transplantation.

 

His research program focuses on alcoholic hepatitis and liver disease, including early liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis, portal hypertension, liver biopsy and outcomes-based research.

 

Dr. Im is an UNOS-certified Liver Transplant physician and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. He is also a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

Certifications

Transplant Hepatology

Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic Band Ligation
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Education

MD, New York Medical College

Residency, Internal Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Winthrop University Hospital

Fellowship, Transplant Hepatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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