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Meet Dr. Scott A. Elisofon

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Tufts University School of Medicine , 1999 , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Children's Memorial Hospital , 2002 , Chicago , IL

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2005 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Hepatology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2006 , Boston , MA

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.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics Transplant Hepatology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Lee CK, Nastasio S, Mitchell PD, Fawaz R, Elisofon SA, Vakili K, Kim HB, Nguyen D, Jonas MM. Transient elastography assessment of liver allograft fibrosis in pediatric transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 09; 24(6):e13736. View abstract
  2. Lippa AM, Ocwieja KE, Iglesias J, Fawaz R, Elisofon S, Lee C, Sharma TS. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy presenting with acute sensorineural hearing loss in an intestinal transplant recipient. Transpl Infect Dis. 2020 Aug; 22(4):e13304. View abstract
  3. Berry GT, Blume ED, Wessel A, Singh T, Hecht L, Marsden D, Sahai I, Elisofon S, Ferguson M, Kim HB, Harris DJ, Demirbas D, Almuqbil M, Nyhan WL. The re-occurrence of cardiomyopathy in propionic acidemia after liver transplantation. JIMD Rep. 2020 Jul; 54(1):3-8. View abstract
  4. Kim HB, Elisofon SA. Biliary Atresia: Biliary-Enteric Drainage or Primary Liver Transplant? Hepatology. 2020 02; 71(2):751-752. View abstract
  5. Elisofon SA, Magee JC, Ng VL, Horslen SP, Fioravanti V, Economides J, Erinjeri J, Anand R, Mazariegos GV. Society of pediatric liver transplantation: Current registry status 2011-2018. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 02; 24(1):e13605. View abstract
  6. Ramos Gonzalez G, Elisofon S, Kim HB. Reply to letter to the editor. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 01; 55(1):202. View abstract
  7. Ocwieja KE, Vargas SO, Elisofon SA, Shulman DS, Lee CK, Fawaz R, Collins N, Vakili K, Sharma TS. Pediatric post-transplant hepatic kaposi sarcoma due to donor-derived human herpesvirus 8. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 05; 23(3):e13384. View abstract
  8. Ramos-Gonzalez G, Elisofon S, Dee EC, Staffa SJ, Medford S, Lillehei C, Kim HB. Predictors of Need for Liver Transplantation in Children Undergoing Hepatoportoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia. J Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jun; 54(6):1127-1131. View abstract
  9. Ramos-Gonzalez G, LaQuaglia M, O'Neill AF, Elisofon S, Zurakowski D, Kim HB, Vakili K. Long-term outcomes of liver transplantation for hepatoblastoma: A single-center 14-year experience. Pediatr Transplant. 2018 Jun 11; e13250. View abstract
  10. Lee E, Ramos-Gonzalez G, Rodig N, Elisofon S, Vakili K, Kim HB. Bilateral native nephrectomy to reduce oxalate stores in children at the time of combined liver-kidney transplantation for primary hyperoxaluria type 1. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 05; 33(5):881-887. View abstract
  11. 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. View abstract
  12. 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 09; 138(3):852-859.e3. View abstract
  13. Schoettler M, Elisofon SA, Kim HB, Blume ED, Rodig N, Boyer D, Neufeld EJ, Grace RF. Treatment and outcomes of immune cytopenias following solid organ transplant in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 02; 62(2):214-218. View abstract
  14. 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. View abstract
  15. 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. View abstract
  16. 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. View abstract
  17. 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. View abstract