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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

More about Norah Terrault

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. Harbell J, Terrault NA, Stock P. Solid organ transplants in HIV-infected patients. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2013 Sep; 10(3):217-25.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Terrault N, Dodge J, Alter M. Reply. Hepatology. 2013 Sep; 58(3):1191.
  5. 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.
  6. Marcellin P, Cooper C, Balart L, Larrey D, Box T, Yoshida E, Lawitz E, Buggisch P, Ferenci P, Weltman M, Labriola-Tompkins E, Le Pogam S, Nájera I, Thomas D, Hooper G, Shulman NS, Zhang Y, Navarro MT, Lim CY, Brunda M, Terrault NA, Yetzer ES. Randomized controlled trial of danoprevir plus peginterferon alfa-2a and ribavirin in treatment-naďve patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection. Gastroenterology. 2013 Oct; 145(4):790-800.e3.
  7. Terrault N. Prophylaxis in HBV-infected liver transplant patients: end of the HBIG era? Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jun; 108(6):949-51.
  8. Lucey MR, Terrault N. Reply. Liver Transpl. 2013 Jun; 19(6):672.
  9. Terrault NA, Dodge JL, Murphy EL, Tavis JE, Kiss A, Levin TR, Gish RG, Busch MP, Reingold AL, Alter MJ. Sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus among monogamous heterosexual couples: the HCV partners study. Hepatology. 2013 Mar; 57(3):881-9.
  10. Everson GT, Terrault NA, Lok AS, Rodrigo del R, Brown RS, Saab S, Shiffman ML, Al-Osaimi AM, Kulik LM, Gillespie BW, Everhart JE. A randomized controlled trial of pretransplant antiviral therapy to prevent recurrence of hepatitis C after liver transplantation. Hepatology. 2013 May; 57(5):1752-62.
  11. Lucey MR, Terrault N, Ojo L, Hay JE, Neuberger J, Blumberg E, Teperman LW. Long-term management of the successful adult liver transplant: 2012 practice guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Society of Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Jan; 19(1):3-26.
  12. Flemming JA, Terrault NA. Approach to the treatment-experienced patient with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2012 Dec; 26(4):903-15.
  13. Biggins SW, Bambha KM, Terrault NA, Inadomi J, Shiboski S, Dodge JL, Gralla J, Rosen HR, Roberts JP. Projected future increase in aging hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates: a potential effect of hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2012 Dec; 18(12):1471-8.
  14. Driver TH, Terrault N, Saxena V. Acute hepatitis C in an HIV-infected patient: a case report and review of literature. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May; 28(5):734-8.
  15. Gordon SC, Pockros PJ, Terrault NA, Hoop RS, Buikema A, Nerenz D, Hamzeh FM. Impact of disease severity on healthcare costs in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) virus infection. Hepatology. 2012 Nov; 56(5):1651-60.
  16. Nelson DR, Jensen DM, Sulkowski MS, Everson G, Fried MW, Gordon SC, Jacobson I, Reau NS, Sherman K, Terrault N, Thomas D. Hepatitis C virus: a critical appraisal of new approaches to therapy. Hepat Res Treat. 2012; 2012:138302.
  17. Terrault N. Liver transplantation in the setting of chronic HCV. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2012 Aug; 26(4):531-48.
  18. Terrault NA, Roland ME, Schiano T, Dove L, Wong MT, Poordad F, Ragni MV, Barin B, Simon D, Olthoff KM, Johnson L, Stosor V, Jayaweera D, Fung J, Sherman KE, Subramanian A, Millis JM, Slakey D, Berg CL, Carlson L, Ferrell L, Stablein DM, Odim J, Fox L, Stock PG. Outcomes of liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus coinfection. Liver Transpl. 2012 Jun; 18(6):716-26.
  19. Saxena V, Terrault N. Hepatitis C virus treatment and liver transplantation in the era of new antiviral therapies. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2012 Jun; 17(3):216-24.
  20. Lai JC, O'Leary JG, Trotter JF, Verna EC, Brown RS, Stravitz RT, Duman JD, Forman LM, Terrault NA. Risk of advanced fibrosis with grafts from hepatitis C antibody-positive donors: a multicenter cohort study. Liver Transpl. 2012 May; 18(5):532-8.

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