Director Liver Institute of Virginia
Institution: Liver Institute of Virginia
Biography of Mitchell SHIFFMAN
Dr Mitchell L Shiffman is the Director of the Liver Institute of Virginia at the Bon Secours Virginia Health System with offices in Richmond and Newport News, Virginia. He is also a Clinical Professor Medicine at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr Shiffman received his MD degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, completed residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia. He was the Chief of the Hepatology Section and Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program at the VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia between 1990-2009. Dr Shiffman has published over 275 articles in peer reviewed medical journals invited reviews and/or book chapters and has edited 3 textbooks on liver disease. He has organized and co-chaired 2 NIH development conferences. He has participated in clinical research studies for many different liver disorders although the majority of his writings and clinical research have focused on viral hepatitis C.