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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. Campos-Varela I, Straley S, Agudelo EZ, Carlson L, Terrault NA. Sofosbuvir, simeprevir, and ribavirin for the treatment of hepatitis C virus recurrence in human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus-coinfected liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2015 Feb; 21(2):272-4.
  2. Di Bisceglie AM, Lok AS, Martin P, Terrault N, Perrillo RP, Hoofnagle JH. Recent US Food and Drug Administration warnings on hepatitis B reactivation with immune-suppressing and anticancer drugs: Just the tip of the iceberg? Hepatology. 2015 Feb; 61(2):703-11.
  3. Goel A, Terrault N. Reply. Liver Transpl. 2015 Mar; 21(3):416.
  4. Tejada-Strop A, Drobeniuc J, Mixson-Hayden T, Forbi JC, Le NT, Li L, Mei J, Terrault N, Kamili S. Disparate detection outcomes for anti-HCV IgG and HCV RNA in dried blood spots. J Virol Methods. 2015 Feb; 212:66-70.
  5. Kwo PY, Mantry PS, Coakley E, Te HS, Vargas HE, Brown R, Gordon F, Levitsky J, Terrault NA, Burton JR, Xie W, Setze C, Badri P, Pilot-Matias T, Vilchez RA, Forns X. An interferon-free antiviral regimen for HCV after liver transplantation. N Engl J Med. 2014 Dec 18; 371(25):2375-82.
  6. Charlton M, Gane E, Manns MP, Brown RS, Curry MP, Kwo PY, Fontana RJ, Gilroy R, Teperman L, Muir AJ, McHutchison JG, Symonds WT, Brainard D, Kirby B, Dvory-Sobol H, Denning J, Arterburn S, Samuel D, Forns X, Terrault NA. Sofosbuvir and ribavirin for treatment of compensated recurrent hepatitis C virus infection after liver transplantation. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jan; 148(1):108-17.
  7. 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.
  8. Curry MP, Forns X, Chung RT, Terrault NA, Brown R, Fenkel JM, Gordon F, O'Leary J, Kuo A, Schiano T, Everson G, Schiff E, Befeler A, Gane E, Saab S, McHutchison JG, Subramanian GM, Symonds WT, Denning J, McNair L, Arterburn S, Svarovskaia E, Moonka D, Afdhal N. Sofosbuvir and ribavirin prevent recurrence of HCV infection after liver transplantation: an open-label study. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jan; 148(1):100-107.e1.
  9. Biggins SW, Gralla J, Dodge JL, Bambha KM, Tong S, Barón AE, Inadomi J, Terrault N, Rosen HR. Survival Benefit of Repeat Liver Transplantation in the United States: A Serial MELD Analysis by Hepatitis C Status and Donor Risk Index. Am J Transplant. 2014 Nov; 14(11):2588-94.
  10. Campos-Varela I, Peters MG, Terrault NA. Advances in Therapy for HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients in the Liver Transplant Setting. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 1; 60(1):108-16.
  11. 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.
  12. Price JC, Terrault NA. CON Sofosbuvir and Ribavirin Use in Wait-Listed Patients with Hepatitis C Should be Selective. Liver Int. 2014 Sep 2.
  13. 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.
  14. Flemming JA, Yang JD, Vittinghoff E, Kim WR, Terrault NA. Risk prediction of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: The ADRESS-HCC risk model. Cancer. 2014 Nov 15; 120(22):3485-93.
  15. Terrault NA, Hassanein T, Howell CD, Joshi S, Lake J, Sher L, Vargas H, McIntosh J, Tang S, Jenkins TM. Phase II study of avatrombopag in thrombocytopenic patients with cirrhosis undergoing an elective procedure. J Hepatol. 2014 Dec; 61(6):1253-9.
  16. Ghany M, Perrillo R, Li R, Belle SH, Janssen HL, Terrault NA, Shuhart MC, Lau DT, Kim WR, Fried MW, Sterling RK, Di Bisceglie AM, Han SH, Ganova-Raeva LM, Chang KM, Suk-Fong Lok A. Characteristics of Adults in the Hepatitis B Research Network in North America Reflect Their Country of Origin and HBV Genotype. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jul 7.
  17. Lai JC, Feng S, Terrault NA, Lizaola B, Hayssen H, Covinsky K. Frailty predicts waitlist mortality in liver transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2014 Aug; 14(8):1870-9.
  18. 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.
  19. Sarkar M, Terrault NA. Ending vertical transmission of hepatitis B: The third trimester intervention. Hepatology. 2014 Aug; 60(2):448-51.
  20. 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.

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