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Therese Bittermann, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Penn Transplant Institute
2 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Fax: 215-349-5915
BA (Biological Sciences; International Studies)
Northwestern University, 2005.
MS (Physiology and Biophysics)
Georgetown University, 2006.
MD (Medicine)
Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010.
MS (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
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Selected Publications

Mahmud N, Goldberg DS, Bittermann T: Best Practices in Large Database Clinical Epidemiology Research in Hepatology: Barriers and Opportunities. Liver Transplantation 28(1): 113-22, Jan 2022.

Wong NZ, Reddy KR, Bittermann T: Acute Liver Failure Etiology Is an Independent Predictor of Waitlist Outcome but Not Posttransplantation Survival in a National Cohort. Liver Transplantation 28(1): 39-50, Jan 2022.

Bittermann T, Abt PL, Olthoff KM, Kaur N, Heimbach JK, Emamaullee J: Impact of Advanced Renal Dysfunction on Posttransplant Outcomes After Living Donor Liver Transplantation in the United States. Transplantation 105(12): 2564-70, Dec 2021.

Bittermann T, Abt PL: MELD-based allocation at 20: Can we evolve and mature? American Journal of Transplantation 21(11): 3511-2, Nov 2021.

Bittermann T, Mahmud N, Lewis JD, Levy C, Goldberg DS: Validating a novel algorithm to identify patients with autoimmune hepatitis in an administrative database. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety 30(9): 1168-74, Sep 2021.

Alvarado M, Schaubel DE, Reddy KR, Bittermann T: Black Race is Associated with Higher Rates of Early Onset End-Stage Renal Disease and Increased Mortality Following Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation 27(8): 1154-64, Aug 2021.

Bittermann T, Mahmud N, Abt P: Trends in Liver Transplantation for Acute Alcohol-Associated Hepatitis During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the US. JAMA Network Open Epub ahead of print, Jul 2021.

Deutsch-Link S, Weinberg EW, Bittermann T, Serper M: Letter Response to: Using Medication Level Variability to Predict Post-Transplant Risk Liver Transplantation 27(6), Jun 2021.

Deutsch-Link S, Weinberg EW, Bittermann T, McDougal M, Dhariwal A, Jones LS, Robert M Weinrieb, Banerjee AG, Addis S, Serper S : The Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Transplant is Associated with Outcomes Before and After Liver Transplantation Liver Transplantation 27(5), May 2021.

Panchal S, Serper M, Bittermann T, Asrani SK, Goldberg DS, Mahmud N: Impact of Race-Adjusted Glomerular Filtration Rate Estimation on Eligibility for Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation Liver Transplantation Epub ahead of print, 2021.

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Last updated: 01/21/2022
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