Douglas Dieterich

Douglas Dieterich, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases



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 how Personal health battles made these doctors betters at their jobs in the New York Post
"Hepatitis C cure eludes patients as states struggle with costs" on NBC News
Dr. Dieterich discusses Why The Benefits of Hepatitis C Drug Therapies Outweigh The Risks
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.
See Dr. Dieterich on Facebook Live speaking about "The Silent Virus: Expert Q&A on The Hep C Epidemic"
Please listen to an audio podcast "The Mystery Virus" as part of the "Road to Resilience" series on iTunes and here.




American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C
  • Jaundice
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Toxic Hepatitis
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Upper GI Endoscopy, Diagnostic
  • Wilson's Disease


MD, New York University School of Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine, NYU Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine, NYU Medical Center

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, NYU Medical Center

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