Emily Schonfeld, M.D.

Transplant Hepatology

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Biographical Info

Dr. Emily Schonfeld is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr.Schonfeld earned her BS in biological sciences at Cornell University. She obtained her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and then completed her internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY. She went on to do a gastroenterology fellowship at the New York University School of Medicine and then a transplant hepatology fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Schonfeld spent three years as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Colorado Hospital.      Dr. Schonfeld is a transplant hepatologist who specializes in the care of patients with all types of liver disease, including viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, autoimmune liver disease, metabolic liver disease, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. She evaluates patients who need liver transplants, provides medical management to patients before and after liver transplant, and helps care for patients with end stage liver disease.   

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Transplant Hepatology)
Clinical Expertise
Liver Cancer
Viral Hepatitis
Portal Hypertension
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Autoimmune Hepatitis
Donor Evaluation
General Hepatology
Genetic Liver Diseases
Genetic Screening
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Polycystic Liver Disease
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
Liver Cysts
Liver Lesions
Liver Masses
Liver Nodules
Wilson's Disease
  • M.D.
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • B.S.
    Cornell University
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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