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Norah Terrault, M.P.H., M.D.

Liver specialist

Dr. Norah Terrault is a hepatologist or liver specialist who is recognized internationally for the treatment of viral hepatitis and liver transplantation. Her research includes the study of viral hepatitis and its progression and treatment, especially in liver transplant patients. Her research includes several clinical trials related to preventing and treating chronic hepatitis C and B. Her studies in this area have been presented to the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the leading organization for research in liver disease.

Terrault completed medical training at the University of Alberta and specialty medical training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Toronto, both in Canada. Her post-doctoral fellowship in hepatology and viral hepatitis was completed at the University of California, San Francisco while earning a concurrent master's degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley. She joined the medical staff at UCSF Medical Center in 1997.

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.

Pancreas Transplant Services
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1551
Pre-Transplant Fax: (415) 353-8708
Post-Transplant Fax: (415) 353-4183

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

University of Alberta School of Medicine 1987

Residencies

University of Toronto Health Network, Internal Medicine 1991

Fellowships

University of Toronto Health Network, Gastroenterology 1993
UCSF Medical Center, Gastroenterology 1995

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Goel A, Mehta N, Guy J, Fidelman N, Yao F, Roberts J, Terrault N. Hepatic artery and biliary complications in liver transplant recipients undergoing pretransplant transarterial chemoembolization. Liver Transpl. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1221-8.
  2. Flemming JA, Vagefi PA, Freise CE, Yao FY, Terrault NA. Restricting liver transplant recipients to younger donors does not increase the wait-list time or the dropout rate: The hepatitis C experience. Liver Transpl. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1202-10.
  3. Terrault NA, Stock PG. Management of hepatitis C in kidney transplant patients: on the cusp of change. Am J Transplant. 2014 Sep; 14(9):1955-7.
  4. Lai JC, Feng S, Terrault NA, Lizaola B, Hayssen H, Covinsky K. Frailty Predicts Waitlist Mortality in Liver Transplant Candidates. Am J Transplant. 2014 Jun 16.
  5. Saxena V, Monto A, Terrault N. Commentary: treatment of hepatitis C-related cirrhosis in the era of direct-acting anti-virals - authors' reply. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jun; 39(12):1428.
  6. Burton JR, O'Leary JG, Verna EC, Saxena V, Dodge JL, Stravitz RT, Levitsky J, Trotter JF, Everson GT, Brown RS, Terrault NA. A US multicenter study of hepatitis C treatment of liver transplant recipients with protease-inhibitor triple therapy. J Hepatol. 2014 Sep; 61(3):508-14.
  7. Sherman KE, Terrault N, Barin B, Rouster SD, Shata MT. Hepatitis E infection in HIV-infected liver and kidney transplant candidates. J Viral Hepat. 2014 Aug; 21(8):e74-7.
  8. 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 Apr 12.
  9. Sarkar M, Terrault NA. Ending Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis B: The Third Trimester Intervention. Hepatology. 2014 Mar 26.
  10. Saxena V, Manos MM, Yee HS, Catalli L, Wayne E, Murphy RC, Shvachko VA, Pauly MP, Chua J, Monto A, Terrault NA. Telaprevir or boceprevir triple therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C and varying severity of cirrhosis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 May; 39(10):1213-24.
  11. Terrault N, Reddy KR, Poordad F, Curry M, Schiano T, Johl J, Shaikh O, Dove L, Shetty K, Millis M, Schiff E, Regenstein F, Barnes D, Barin B, Peters M, Roland M, Stock P. Peginterferon and Ribavirin for Treatment of Recurrent Hepatitis C Disease in HCV-HIV Coinfected Liver Transplant Recipients. Am J Transplant. 2014 May; 14(5):1129-35.
  12. Terrault NA, Stravitz RT, Lok AS, Everson GT, Brown RS, Kulik LM, Olthoff KM, Saab S, Adeyi O, Argo CK, Everhart JE, Rodrigo del R. Hepatitis C disease severity in living versus deceased donor liver transplant recipients: An extended observation study. Hepatology. 2014 Apr; 59(4):1311-9.
  13. Schwartz JB, Lai J, Lizaola B, Kane L, Markova S, Weyland P, Terrault NA, Stotland N, Bikle D. A Comparison of Measured and Calculated Free 25(OH) Vitamin D Levels in Clinical Populations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May; 99(5):1631-7.
  14. Hartigan-O'Connor DJ, Lin D, Ryan JC, Shvachko VA, Cozen ML, Segal MR, Terrault NA, Lanier LL, Manos MM, McCune JM. Monocyte Activation by Interferon a Is Associated With Failure to Achieve a Sustained Virologic Response After Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus Infection. J Infect Dis. 2014 May; 209(10):1602-12.
  15. Schwartz JB, Lai J, Lizaola B, Kane L, Weyland P, Terrault NA, Stotland N, Bikle D. Variability in free 25(OH) vitamin D levels in clinical populations. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2013 Nov 15.
  16. Harbell J, Terrault NA, Stock P. Solid organ transplants in HIV-infected patients. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2013 Sep; 10(3):217-25.
  17. Gordon SC, Hamzeh FM, Pockros PJ, Hoop RS, Buikema AR, Korner EJ, Terrault NA. Hepatitis C virus therapy is associated with lower health care costs not only in noncirrhotic patients but also in patients with end-stage liver disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Oct; 38(7):784-93.
  18. Shores NJ, Dodge JL, Feng S, Terrault NA. Donor Risk Index for African American liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus. Hepatology. 2013 Oct; 58(4):1263-9.
  19. Terrault N, Dodge J, Alter M. Reply. Hepatology. 2013 Sep; 58(3):1191.
  20. Freeman J, Emond J, Gillespie BW, Appelbaum PS, Weinrieb R, Hill-Callahan P, Gordon EJ, Terrault N, Trotter J, Ashworth A, Dew MA, Pruett T. Computerized assessment of competence-related abilities in living liver donors: the Adult-to-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study. Clin Transplant. 2013 Jul-Aug; 27(4):633-45.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.