Thomas Dominic Schiano, M.D. is Professor of Medicine at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has served as Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program at The Mount Sinai Medical Center since 2003. He also serves as Director of Clinical Hepatology, as well as the Medical Director of the Intestinal Transplant Program at Mount Sinai. Dr. Schiano is a native New Yorker, having been born in Brooklyn and raised in the Bronx. He attended high school at Fordham Prep, and graduated from college at Fordham University. He went on to medical school at the Universidad del Noreste in Mexico and was conferred a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1987. His residency training and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine were done at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, followed by fellowship training in Clinical Nutrition at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a Gastroenterology fellowship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, and in 1995, a Hepatology/Liver Transplantation fellowship at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. At the completion of his training, he went on to become faculty of the Liver Unit at The University of Chicago before returning to Mount Sinai in 1998.
Dr. Schiano is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He has served on the Ethics Committee for both the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), and was a member of the Liver and Intestine Committee for UNOS. Dr. Schiano has been an Associate Editor for the journals Hepatology and Liver Transplantation. For the past four years, he has been a recipient of Castle Connolly recognition for being one of America’s Top Doctors as well as one of the Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area.