About Roberto J Firpi-Morell
Dr. Roberto J. Firpi is a Professor of Medicine in the University of Florida’s Division of Gastroenterology where he serves as the Director of Hepatology, Medical Director of Liver Transplant and Program Director of the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship for the Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases and Liver Transplantation. He received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1994, completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Puerto Rico where he also served as Chief Resident, and obtained fellowship training in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Florida under an NIH T32 training grant. Dr. Firpi also completed additional training in hepatology and liver transplantation at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, where he received the AASLD Advanced Hepatology Fellowship Award in 2001. Dr. Firpi’s area of clinical expertise is hepatology with an emphasis on the management of liver transplantation, viral hepatitis and immunosuppression after liver transplantation.
Dr. Firpi has strong clinical and translational research interests, with more than five active clinical trials and multiple translational research initiatives underway. He has an extensive interest in chronic hepatitis C infection and liver transplantation and has published multiple papers in the area of hepatitis C and liver transplant and has become a leader in the area. He serves as a reviewer for several journals, including Liver Transplantation, American Journal of Gastroenterology, American Journal of Transplantation, Journal of Hepatology, and Transplantation. He has presented his research annually at national meeting such as DDW, AASLD and the European International Meetings (EASL). He has also been a visiting professor at national and international universities, including University of North Carolina, University of Puerto Rico, Oregon Health & Science University, St Luc Hospital in Montreal, Canada, Toronto General Hospital, University of Alberta Hospital and others.
GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
Transplant HepatologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
- Transplant Hepatology
- Autoimmune hepatitis
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Liver biopsy
- Liver cancer – hepatocellular carcinoma
- Liver disease
- Liver disease – resources
- Liver transplant
- Primary biliary cirrhosis