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Marion Peters, M.D.

Liver specialist

Dr. Marion Peters is a liver specialist, or hepatologist, who treats chronic liver diseases, in particular viral and autoimmune hepatitis, at UCSF Medical Center.

Peters graduated from Melbourne University Medical School, Australia in 1972. She trained in gastroenterology, hepatology and immunology at St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne, University of Southern California and the National Institutes of Health. She was chief of Hepatology and medical director of Liver Transplantation at Washington University School of Medicine from 1985 to 1998. She is a professor of medicine at UCSF.

Clinics

Liver Disease and Liver Transplant
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2318
Fax: (415) 353-2407

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia 1972

Residencies

St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Internal Medicine 1976

Fellowships

St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Gastroenterology 1978
University of S. California, Internal Medicine (Liver) 1980

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kuniholm MH, Xie X, Anastos K, Kaplan RC, Xue X, Kovacs A, Peters MG, Seaberg EC, French AL, Young MA, Augenbraun M, Martinson JA, Bush KA, Landay AL, Strickler HD. Association of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection With T-Cell Phenotypes in HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Nov 1; 67(3):295-303.
  2. Sarkar M, Shvachko VA, Ready JB, Pauly MP, Terrault NA, Peters MG, Manos MM. Characteristics and management of patients with chronic hepatitis B in an integrated care setting. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Sep; 59(9):2100-8.
  3. Wojcik GL, Thio CL, Kao WH, Latanich R, Goedert JJ, Mehta SH, Kirk GD, Peters MG, Cox AL, Kim AY, Chung RT, Thomas DL, Duggal P. Admixture analysis of spontaneous hepatitis C virus clearance in individuals of African descent. Genes Immun. 2014 Apr; 15(4):241-6.
  4. Amorosa VK, Luetkemeyer A, Kang M, Johnson VA, Umbleja T, Haas DW, Yesmin S, Bardin MC, Chung RT, Alston-Smith B, Tebas P, Peters MG. Addition of Nitazoxanide to PEG-IFN and Ribavirin to Improve HCV Treatment Response in HIV-1 and HCV Genotype 1 Coinfected Persons Nave to HCV Therapy: Results of the ACTG A5269 Trial. HIV Clin Trials. 2013 Nov-Dec; 14(6):274-83.
  5. Guy J, Peters MG. Liver disease in women: the influence of gender on epidemiology, natural history, and patient outcomes. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2013 Oct; 9(10):633-9.
  6. Lai JC, Kahn JG, Tavakol M, Peters MG, Roberts JP. Reducing infection transmission in solid organ transplantation through donor nucleic acid testing: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Am J Transplant. 2013 Oct; 13(10):2611-8.
  7. Aka PV, Kuniholm MH, Pfeiffer RM, Wang AS, Tang W, Chen S, Astemborski J, Plankey M, Villacres MC, Peters MG, Desai S, Seaberg EC, Edlin BR, Strickler HD, Thomas DL, Prokunina-Olsson L, Sharp GB, O'Brien TR. Association of the IFNL4-?G Allele With Impaired Spontaneous Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus. J Infect Dis. 2014 Feb; 209(3):350-4.
  8. Publicover J, Gaggar A, Nishimura S, Van Horn CM, Goodsell A, Muench MO, Reinhardt RL, van Rooijen N, Wakil AE, Peters M, Cyster JG, Erle DJ, Rosenthal P, Cooper S, Baron JL. Age-dependent hepatic lymphoid organization directs successful immunity to hepatitis B. J Clin Invest. 2013 Sep 3; 123(9):3728-39.
  9. Bailony MR, Scherzer R, Huhn G, Plankey MW, Peters MG, Tien PC. Association of HIV Infection, Hepatitis C Virus Infection, and Metabolic Factors With Liver Stiffness Measured by Transient Elastography. J Infect Dis. 2013 Dec; 208(11):1776-83.
  10. Price H, Dunn D, Pillay D, Bani-Sadr F, de Vries-Sluijs T, Jain MK, Kuzushita N, Mauss S, Nez M, Nesch R, Peters M, Reiberger T, Stephan C, Tan L, Gilson R. Suppression of HBV by tenofovir in HBV/HIV coinfected patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e68152.
  11. French AL, Evans CT, Agniel DM, Cohen MH, Peters M, Landay AL, Desai SN. Microbial translocation and liver disease progression in women coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus. J Infect Dis. 2013 Aug 15; 208(4):679-89.
  12. Kuniholm MH, Parrinello CM, Anastos K, Augenbraun M, Plankey M, Nowicki M, Peters M, Golub ET, Lurain N, Landay AL, Strickler HD, Kaplan RC. Hepatitis C viremia is associated with cytomegalovirus IgG antibody levels in HIV-infected women. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e61973.
  13. Duggal P, Thio CL, Wojcik GL, Goedert JJ, Mangia A, Latanich R, Kim AY, Lauer GM, Chung RT, Peters MG, Kirk GD, Mehta SH, Cox AL, Khakoo SI, Alric L, Cramp ME, Donfield SM, Edlin BR, Tobler LH, Busch MP, Alexander G, Rosen HR, Gao X, Abdel-Hamid M, Apps R, Carrington M, Thomas DL. Genome-wide association study of spontaneous resolution of hepatitis C virus infection: data from multiple cohorts. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Feb 19; 158(4):235-45.
  14. Sarkar M, Bacchetti P, Tien P, Mileti E, French AL, Edlin BR, Keller M, Seaberg E, Nowicki MJ, Young M, Peters MG. Racial/ethnic differences in spontaneous HCV clearance in HIV infected and uninfected women. Dig Dis Sci. 2013 May; 58(5):1341-8.
  15. Sarkar M, Bacchetti P, French AL, Tien P, Glesby MJ, Nowicki M, Plankey M, Gange S, Sharp G, Minkoff H, Peters MG. Lower liver-related death in African-American women with human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus coinfection, compared to Caucasian and Hispanic women. Hepatology. 2012 Nov; 56(5):1699-705.
  16. McCance-Katz EF, Lum PJ, Beatty G, Gruber VA, Peters M, Rainey PM. Untreated HIV infection is associated with higher blood alcohol levels. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Jul 1; 60(3):282-8.
  17. Bambha K, Pierce C, Cox C, French AL, Tien PC, Sharp GB, Augenbraun M, Glesby MJ, Villacres MC, Plankey M, Strickler HD, Gange SJ, Peters MG. Assessing mortality in women with hepatitis C virus and HIV using indirect markers of fibrosis. AIDS. 2012 Mar 13; 26(5):599-607.
  18. Thomas DL, Bartlett JG, Peters MG, Sherman KE, Sulkowski MS, Pham PA. Provisional guidance on the use of hepatitis C virus protease inhibitors for treatment of hepatitis C in HIV-infected persons. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr; 54(7):979-83.
  19. Crystal H, Kleyman I, Anastos K, Lazar J, Cohen M, Liu C, Pearce L, Golub E, Valcour V, Ho A, Strickler H, Peters M, Kovacs A, Holman S, Kreek MJ, Manly J. Effects of hepatitis C and HIV on cognition in women: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Feb 1; 59(2):149-54.
  20. Mileti E, Rosenthal P, Peters MG. Validation and modification of simplified diagnostic criteria for autoimmune hepatitis in children. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Apr; 10(4):417-21.e1-2.

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