Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation

Clinical Services: Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
Upper East Side
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
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(646) 962-5483
Upper East Side
1305 York Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
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(646) 962-0363
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(646) 962-5483
Tribeca
41 Elizabeth Street, Suite 507
New York, NY 10013
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(212) 746-2127
North Queens
136-56 39th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY 11354
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212-746-2127
Central Nassau
1300 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Sunset Park
749 61st Street, Suite 301
Brooklyn, NY 11220
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212-746-2127

For more than 15 years, the experts at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation have been providing some of the most advanced, yet personalized, care to individuals affected by liver disease.

The center, run by Weill Cornell Medicine — in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, New York’s top hospital for 17 years running, and Columbia University — is internationally renowned for its expertise and excellence in living donor transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery in patients of all ages. 

We have one of the highest success rates and the shortest wait times for liver transplants in New York state and nationwide. And with one of the highest liver transplantation volumes in the country, we not only perform these procedures regularly, but are also familiar with the various scenarios that can present themselves in the operating room. 

The centers surgical expertise, experience and resources also allow us to transplant patients who would normally be denied elsewhere. We are among the few programs nationwide that provides transplantation as an option for patients co-infected with Hepatitis C or HIV as well as those with cancer of the bile ducts.  

Patients may also be able to participate in clinical trials at Weill Cornell Medicine, giving them access to new therapies that might not be available at other medical institutions.

At the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, we favor a collaborative approach to patient care, which allows us to personalize each of our patients’ treatments. Working with each person under our care, the center’s highly experienced clinical team — made up more than 100 specialists and staff from multiple disciplines — strive every day to provide seamless and compassionate treatment.

Contact us to schedule an appointment at the center or to learn more about the services we offer. 

Attending Physicians, Weill Cornell Medical Center

Dr. Robert S. Brown

Dr. Brett Fortune

Dr. Karim J. Halazun

Dr. Arun B. Jesudian

Dr. Catherine Lucero

Dr. Benjamin Samstein

Dr. Anthony C. Watkins

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What Our Patients Are Saying

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"One year ago, Dr. Samstein saved my wife's life by performing a liver transplant. He and his staff were amazing and were unbelievably attentive. Dr. Samstein, Dr. Halazun, Dr. Brown and the incredible staff at Weill Cornell Liver transplant team are the best in the biz. My wife is one year post transplant and is thriving."

Jul 09, 2019
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James Quinn

"Great surgeon! Confident, explains things clearly, one of the best if not the best!"

May 18, 2019
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Theresa Theodore

"Amazing doctor with great knowledge . He fully explained to me what was going on with my symptoms."

May 03, 2019
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