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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
Education:
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

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.

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.

Mahmud N, Goldberg DS, Bittermann T: Best Practices in Large Database Clinical Epidemiology Research in Hepatology: Barriers and Opportunities. Liver Transplantation Epub ahead of print, 2021.

Kanneganti M, Xu Y, Huang YS, Kitt E, Fisher BT, Abt PL, Rand EB, Schaubel DE, Bittermann T: Center Variability in Acute Rejection and Biliary Complications after Pediatric Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation Epub ahead of print, 2021.

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 Epub ahead of print, 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, 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: 11/04/2021
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