Scott A.  Elisofon

Scott A. Elisofon, MD

Associate Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease; Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program; Attending Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-5837

  • Fax: 617-730-0716

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Childhood Liver and Biliary Tract Disease
  • Liver Transplant
  • Gastroenterology

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Medicine

Programs

  • Center for Childhood Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplant Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine, 1995-1999

Boston, MA

Residency, Pediatrics

Children's Memorial Hospital, 1999-2002

Chicago, IL

Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Boston Children's Hospital, 2002-2005

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Hepatology

Boston Children's Hospital, 2005-2006

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology; Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Transplant Hepatology

Professional History

Dr. Elisofon serves as the Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program.  His specialties include childhood liver and biliary tract disease in addition to liver transplantation. Dr. Elisofon is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Transplant Hepatology.

Dr. Elisofon is an active participant in SPLIT (Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation), a multi-center registry for Pediatric Liver Transplant. He has been a past committee member of the UNOS Pediatric Transplant Committee. 

Locally, Dr. Elisofon serves on the Medical Advisory Committee for the American Liver Foundation, New England Division.

Publications

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  1. Valentino PL, Jonas MM, Lee CK, Kim HB, Vakili K, Elisofon SA. Outcomes after discontinuation of routine use of transanastomotic biliary stents in pediatric liver transplantation at a single site. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Aug; 20(5):647-51.
  2. Al-Herz W, Chu JI, van der Spek J, Raghupathy R, Massaad MJ, Keles S, Biggs CM, Cockerton L, Chou J, Dbaibo G, Elisofon SA, Hanna-Wakim R, Kim HB, Lehmann LE, McDonald DR, Notarangelo LD, Veys P, Chatila TA, Geha RS, Gaspar HB, Pai SY. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation outcomes for 11 patients with dedicator of cytokinesis 8 deficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Sep; 138(3):852-859.e3.
  3. Squires RH, Dhawan A, Alonso E, Narkewicz MR, Shneider BL, Rodriguez-Baez N, Olio DD, Karpen S, Bucuvalas J, Lobritto S, Rand E, Rosenthal P, Horslen S, Ng V, Subbarao G, Kerkar N, Rudnick D, Lopez MJ, Schwarz K, Romero R, Elisofon S, Doo E, Robuck PR, Lawlor S, Belle SH. Intravenous N-acetylcysteine in pediatric patients with nonacetaminophen acute liver failure: a placebo-controlled clinical trial. Hepatology. 2013 Apr; 57(4):1542-9.
  4. Elisofon SA, Emerick KM, Sinacore JM, Alonso EM. Health status of patients with Alagille syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Dec; 51(6):759-65.
  5. Zenzen W, Perez-Atayde AR, Elisofon SA, Kim HB, Alomari AI. Hepatic failure in a rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma of the liver: failure of embolotherapy. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Oct; 39(10):1118-23.
  6. Elisofon SA, Jonas MM. Hepatitis B and C in children: current treatment and future strategies. Clin Liver Dis. 2006 Feb; 10(1):133-48, vii.
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