Alyson Fox, MD

Board Certifications: 
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Transplant Hepatology
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Overview

Dr. Alyson Fox earned her BA in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University prior to attending the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she served as assistant chief resident. She completed her Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she completed a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and served as chief fellow. She completed her advanced fellowship training in Advanced Transplant Hepatology at the University of California, San Francisco and was named clinical fellow of the year by the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Fox's clinical practice is focused on the management of patients with a variety of liver diseases including viral hepatitis, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases, inherited and autoimmune liver diseases and liver cancers. As a transplant hepatologist, she has advanced training in the management of complications of end stage liver disease and caring for patients both pre- and post- liver transplantation. As the medical director of the live donor program, sees and evaluates all candidates for live donation. When she is not caring for patients, she is active as an associate designated institutional office in Graduate Medical Education at NYP and she is a course director and educator at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Partner NP/PA:
Alison Crevi, MSN, AGNP-C
Calvin Lee, ANP-BC, MSN

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Complication of Liver Disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Inherited Liver Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Transplant Evaluation
  • Living Donor Transplantation
  • Portal Hypertension

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, Living Donor Liver Team, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
  • Medical Director, Inpatient Solid Organ Transplant Unit
  • Associate Designated Institutional Officer, Graduate Medical Education

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • English

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

622 West 168th Street
PH, Floor 14
New York, NY 10032
Primary
51 West 51st Street
Suite 380
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BA, 2000 The Johns Hopkins University
  • MD, 2004 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
  • Residency: 2007 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2010 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Gastroenterology
  • Fellowship: 2011 University of California, San-Francisco, Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

Research

Research Interests

  • Living donor liver transplant
  • Long term outcomes of transplant recipients
  • Medical Education
  • Post transplant hepatitis B management
  • The Impact of the MELD Score at the Time of Listing for Liver Transplantation

Grants

07/2013-07/2014

Healthcare Leadership Fellow
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Grant Number: 1 F32 DK085908-01
NIH sponsored NRSA Ruth Kirschstein grant
Project Title: The Impact of the MELD Score at the Time of Listing for Liver Transplantation
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Principal Investigator: Alyson Fox

Selected Publications

Original, Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Phipps MM, Barraza LH, LaSota ED, Sobieszczyk ME, Pereira MR, Zheng EX,Fox AN, Zucker J, Verna EC. Acute Liver Injury in COVID-19: Prevalence and Association with Clinical Outcomes in a Large US Cohort.Hepatology. 2020 May 30.
  2. Lawrence ZE, Martinez M, Lobritto S, Chen J, Breslin N, Fox A, Vittorio J. Adherence, Medical Outcomes, and Health Care Costs in Adolescents/Young Adults Following Pediatric Liver Transplantation. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Nov.
  3. Al-Obaid LN, Bazarbashi AN, Cohen ME, Kim J, Lei Y, Axelrad JE,Fox A, Chandra S, GordonFD. Enteric tube placement in patients with esophageal varices: Risks and predictors of postinsertion gastrointestinal bleeding.JGH Open. 2019 Sep 10;4(2):256-259.
  4. Kawut SM, Ellenberg SS, Kowka MJ, Goldberg D, Vargas H, Koch D, Sharkowski T, Al-Naamani, Fox A, Brown R, Levitsky J. Oh JK, Lin G, Song N, Mottram C, Doyle MF, Kaplan DE, Gupta S, Fallon MB. Sorafenib in Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (SHPS): A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial. Liver Transpl. 2019 Aug;25(8):1155-1164
  5. Przybyszewski EM, Verna EC, Lobritto SJ, Martinez M, Vittorio JM, Fox AN, Samstein B, KatoT, Griesemer AD, Emond JC. Durable Clinical and ImmunolgicAdvantage of Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Children. Transplantation 2018 June;102(6):953-60
  6. Dew MA, Butt Z, Liu Q, Simpson MA, Zee J, Ladner DP, Holtzman S, Smith AR, Pomfret EA, Merion RM, Gillespie BW, Sherker AH, Fisher RA, Olthoff KM, BurtonJR Jr, Terrault NA, Fox AN, DiMartini AF. Prevalence and Predictors of Patient-Reported Long-Term Mental and Physical Health After Donation in the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study (A2ALL).Transplantation. 2017 Sep 6.
  7. Samstein B, Griesemer A, Cherqui D, Mansour T, Pisa J, Yegiants A, Fox AN, Guarrera JV, Kato T, Halazun KJ, Emond J. Fully laparoscopic left-sided donor hepatectomy is safe and associated with shorter hospital stay and earlier return to work: A comparative study. Liver Transpl. 2015 Jun; 21(6):768-73
  8. Verna EC, Shetty K, Lukose T, Terry N, Mentore K, Olsen SK, Fox AN, Dove LM, Brown RS. High post-transplant virological response in hepatitis C virus infected patients treated with pretransplant protease inhibitor-based triple therapy.Liver Int. 2015 Feb; 35(2):510-517
  9. Kluger MD, Halazun KJ, Barroso RT, Fox AN, Olsen SK, Madoff DC, Siegel AB, Weintraub JL, Sussman J, Brown RS Jr, Cherqui D, Emond JC. Bland embolization versus chemoembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma before transplantation.Liver Transpl. 2014 May;20(5):536-43
  10. Lee SY, Mooney MA, Inra ML, Juluru K, Fox AN, Olsen SK, Brown RS Jr, Emond JC, Cherqui D, Kluger M. Exposure to ionizing radiation during liver transplantation evaluation, waitlist time, and post-operative period: A cause for concern. Hepatology. 2014 Feb; 59(2): 496-504
  11. Cascino MD, McNabb B, Gardner DG, Woeber KA, Fox AN, Wang B, Fix OK. Acute Liver Failure with Thyrotoxicosis treated with liver transplantation. Endocr Prac, 2013 May-Jun; 19(3):357-60
  12. Fox AN, Schilsky M. Once Daily Trientine for Maintenance Therapy of Wilson Disease. American Journal of Gastroenterology. Feb 2008;103(2):494-5.