Hyung Leona Kim-Schluger

Hyung Leona Kim-Schluger, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases


Internal Medicine, Liver Medicine, Gastroenterology, Liver Transplantation

Dr. Kim-Schluger is the Associate Director of The Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute and was named the Sydney J. Zweig Professor of Medicine. 

Dr. Kim -Schluger's expertise is the management of liver transplant recipients, as well as on the natural course and treatment of hepatitis C. Among her research efforts have been studies that named to identify different treatment options for patients with hepatitis C virus infection; to better understand the course of hepatitis C after liver transplantation and to determine the best immunosuppressive drug regimens for liver transplant recipients.

Dr. Kim-Schluger also has a special interest in the controversial issues and ethical dilemmas of organ allocation.

In the News
Dr. Kim-Schluger discusses hepatitis C in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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Dr. Kim-Schluger recipient of endowed Professorship: Read Here

Visit the RMTI website:  https://www.mountsinai.org/locations/recanati-miller-transplant


Transplant Hepatology


Clinical Focus


BA, Barnard College

MD, Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Beth Israel Hospital

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Internship, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School

Residency, Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Fellowship, Hepatology, Mount Sinai Hospital

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