Rima Fawaz, MD

Rima Fawaz, MD

Attending Physician; Medical Director, Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: GI: 617-355-6058, Liver: 617-355-5837
  • Fax: 617-730-0495

Medical Services


  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology


  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant Program
  • Liver Transplant Program
  • Center for Childhood Liver Disease
To schedule an appointment: Call GI: 617-355-6058, Liver: 617-355-5837 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education


Undergraduate School, BS in Biology

American University of Beirut, 1992

Beirut, Lebanon

Medical School

American University of Beirut, 1996

Beirut, Lebanon

Internship, Pediatrics

State University of New York, 1996-1997

Syracuse, NY

Internship, Pediatrics

State University of New York, 1997-1998

Syracuse, NY

Residency, Pediatrics

State University of New York, 1998-2000

Syracuse, NY

Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Children's Hospital at Montefiore, 2000-2003

Bronx, NY

Fellowship, Pediatric Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology

Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2003-2004

New York, NY


  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Transplant Hepatology

Professional History


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  1. Lee E, Hodgkinson N, Fawaz R, Vakili K, Kim HB. Multivisceral transplantation for abdominal tumors in children: A single center experience and review of the literature. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Apr 09.
  2. Aqul A, Jonas MM, Harney S, Raza R, Sawicki GS, Mitchell PD, Fawaz R. Correlation of Transient Elastography With Severity of Cystic Fibrosis-related Liver Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Apr; 64(4):505-511.
  3. Fawaz R, Baumann U, Ekong U, Fischler B, Hadzic N, Mack CL, McLin VA, Molleston JP, Neimark E, Ng VL, Karpen SJ. Guideline for the Evaluation of Cholestatic Jaundice in Infants: Joint Recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Jan; 64(1):154-168.
  4. Sheu J, Saavedra AP, Degar BA, Duncan CN, Fawaz R, Tan JK, Schmidt BA, Kim HB, Huang JT. Bone marrow engraftment and associated dermatologic sequelae in a three-yr-old after liver transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2015 Mar; 19(2):E41-6.
  5. Gupta P, Goyal S, Grant PE, Fawaz R, Lok J, Yager P, Sharma A, Sassower K, Noviski N, Browning M, Sahai I. Acute liver failure and reversible leukoencephalopathy in a pediatric patient with homocystinuria. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Nov; 51(5):668-71.
  6. Rumbo C, Fawaz RL, Emre SH, Suchy FJ, Kerkar N, Morotti RA, Shneider BL. Hepatitis C in children: a quaternary referral center perspective. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2006 Aug; 43(2):209-16.
  7. Carles J, Fawaz R, Hamoudi NE, Neaud V, Balabaud C, Bioulac-Sage P. Preservation of human liver grafts in UW solution. Ultrastructural evidence for endothelial and Kupffer cell activation during cold ischemia and after ischemia-reperfusion. Liver. 1994 Feb; 14(1):50-6.
To schedule an appointment: Call GI: 617-355-6058, Liver: 617-355-5837 or Request an Appointment


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