Jennifer M. Vittorio, MD
2015 - 2017 New York Times Magazine Top Doctors Rising Star. Awarded to the best up and coming physicians selected by their peers as the best in their field
2013 - 2014 AASLD Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Award
2013 SPLIT Annual Meeting Travel Award Recipient
2010 - 2011 Fellow of the Year Award, Columbia University Medical Center
2008 Teaching and Tomorrow Program NASPGHAN/CDHNF Conference
2008 - 2009 String of Pearls Resident Teaching Award, Georgetown University Hospital
2001 Phi Beta Kappa, Fairfield University Chapter
2001 Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society
2001 Pi Mu Epsilon, National Mathematics Honor Society
2001 Alpha Mu Gamma, National Foreign Language Honor Society (Spanish)
2001 Psi Chi, National Psychology Honor Society
1999 - 2001 Vice President of the Fairfield University Neuroscience Society
1997 - 2001 Fairfield University Fellows Scholarship
1997 - 2001 Fairfield University Honors Program
Transplant experts from UNOS, ASTS focused on best practices for successful transition of transplant patients
Project: Serotonin promotes periportal inflammation and fatty infiltration of the liver in a murine model of necrotizing enterocolitis.
Accepted for oral presentation at American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Annual Meeting on November 11, 2012.
Abstract selected for presentation at 2013 Annual SPLIT Meeting on September 26, 2013.
Direct support funds awarded by AASLD
Jennifer M. Vittorio, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Pediatric Hepatology at Columbia University Medical Center and an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. Prior to her faculty appointment, Dr. Vittorio earned a degree in Neuroscience from Fairfield University. She completed her medical education, internship and residency at Georgetown University Hospital. She then went on to pursue a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and an Advanced Transplant Hepatology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Having completed a dual residency in both internal medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Vittorio has a particular interest and specializes in the transition of adolescent and young adult liver transplant recipients from pediatric to adult health care services. She is the founder and director of the PLATINUM (Pediatric Liver to Adult Transition) Program at CUMC. This program is focused on the enhancement of self-management behaviors and transition readiness in pediatric liver transplant recipients through a structured, multidisciplinary approach to transition planning.
Her other clinical and research interests include pediatric transplant hepatology, acute liver failure, and cholestatic liver disease in children.
Dr. Vittorio is board certified in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology.