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Nadia Ovchinsky, MD, MBA

Director, Pediatric Hepatology; Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplantation, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5426

Primary Location

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403
  • Specialties & Focus

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
    • Transplant Hepatology
    Clinical Focus
    • Dr. Ovchinsky’s clinical focus include treatment of children with all forms of liver disease, with a particular emphasis on biliary atresia, metabolic liver disorders, liver failure, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, autoimmune liver disease, viral hepatitis, and liver transplantation. Dr. Ovchinsky’s special expertise is to care for patients around the time of liver transplantation, preparing them for a successful transplant, and managing their recovery.

    Research Focus
    • Dr. Ovchinsky’s research interests include improving quality and enhancing the delivery care for children with chronic liver disorders, developing non-invasive techniques to predict outcomes in children with liver disease, as well as optimizing long-term outcomes of pediatric liver transplantation. Her recent efforts have focused on advancing the therapies for children with genetic and metabolic disorders and understanding the role of liver-directed gene therapy as a promising alternative to transplantation.

  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Training

    Residency Program

    Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian

    Fellowship

    Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Nadia Ovchinsky, MD, MBA, is Director of Pediatric Hepatology and Medical Director of Pediatric Liver Transplantation at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her clinical focus is on the treatment of children who have liver disease. Her special expertise is caring for patients around the time of liver transplantation—preparing them for a successful transplant and managing their recovery. Dr. Ovchinsky has been with Montefiore since 2014.

    Dr. Ovchinsky received her Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management in 2001 at Rutgers University Graduate School of Management. In 2002, she received her Doctor of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Ovchinsky completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, becoming Chief Resident in 2006. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in 2009 at the same institution.

    Dr. Ovchinsky’s research interests include improving the quality of care and enhancing the delivery of care for children who have chronic liver disorders, developing noninvasive techniques to predict outcomes in children with liver disease, and optimizing long-term outcomes of pediatric liver transplantation. Her work has been presented internationally at invited lectures, and published in numerous reviewed journals, books, and review articles.

    Dr. Ovchinsky has been a recipient of numerous teaching and humanism in medicine awards. She is board certified in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

  • Publications
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    Articles & Dissertations

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5426


    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.741.2332 F: 718.515.5426 Additional Details
    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604 P: 718.741.2332 F: 718.515.5426 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.741.2332 Additional Details