Department of Medicine
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Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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photo Mordechai Rabinovitz, MD

Gastroenterology

Email: mxr5@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-647-7922

Contact
Office: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition - Center for Liver Diseases (CLD)
3471 Fifth Ave. - Kaufmann Medical Bldg., Ste. 201
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-647-7922
Fax: 412-647-9268
E-mail: mxr5@pitt.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Roxann Huemme
Address: Center for Liver Diseases (CLD)
Kaufmann med building , 3471 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-7922
Fax: 412-647-9268
Education and Training
Education
MD, Tel-Aviv University - Tel-Aviv, Isreal, 1973
Training
Internship, Tel-Aviv University - Petah Tikva, Isreal, 1974
Medical Residency, Tel-Aviv University - Petah Tikva, Isreal, 1983
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA, 1988
Research Interest
Dr. Rabinovitz is a Professor of Medicine whose research involves assessment and treatment of chronic viral hepatitis. Additional research efforts focus on developing new therapies for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD), Autoimmune liver diseases and new therapies for patients with hepatic encephalopathy.
Clinical Interest
Acute and chronic liver disease
Fatty liver
Viral hepatitis
Autoimmune liver diseases (AIH, PSC, PBC)
Biliary and pancreatic diseases
Liver transplantation
Educational Interest
Teaching medical student
teaching residents and Fellows usually during medical rounds and GI procedures
Publications
Selected Publications:
Mavrakis, A., Demetris, A., Ochoa, E.R., Rabinovitz, M. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia of the liver complicated by ischemic bile duct necrosis and sepsis: case report and review of the literature. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2010; 55(7): 2113-7.
Notable Achievements
Member, American College of Gastroenterology, 1995 - Present
Member, American Gastroenterological Association, 1993 - Present
Member, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, 1989 - Present