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Elizabeth X Zheng, MD

Board Certifications: 
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Clinical Expertise

  • Cirrhosis
  • Complication of Liver Disease
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Transplant
  • Liver Transplant Evaluation
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Education & Training

  • New York Medical College
  • Internship: Albert Einstein / Montefiore Medical Center
  • Residency: Albert Einstein / Montefiore Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Albert Einstein Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • 2011 Michelson-Morley Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Biology
  • 2013 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Emerging Liver Scholar Award

About Elizabeth Zheng


Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Asian Liver Health Initiative

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Mandarin


  • Female

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

622 West 168th Street
PH, Floor 14
New York, New York 10032
136-20 38th Avenue Office
Suite 8E
Flushing, New York 11354


Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed Research Publications

  1. Pereira M, Aversa M, Farr M,Miko B, Aaron J, Mohan S, Cohen D, Husain S, Ratner L, Arcasoy S, Uriel N, Zheng E, Fox A, Tsapepas D, Emond J, Verna E. Tocilizumab for Severe COVID-19 in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: a Matched Case-Control Study. American Journal of Transplantation. First published online September 18, 2020.
  2. Phipps M, Barraza H, LaSota E, Sobieszcyk M, Pereira M, Zheng E, Fox N, Zucker J, Verna E. Acute Liver Injury in COVID-19: Prevalence and Association with Clinical Outcomes in a Large US Cohort 2020. Hepatology. First published online May 30, 2020.
  3. Zheng E, Sandhu M, Navarro V. Drug-induced Liver Injury Secondary to Herbal and Dietary Supplements 2020; 24(1):141-155.
  4. Rich N, Yang J, PerumalswamiP, AlkhourN, JacksonW, ParikhN, MehtaN, SalgiaR, Duarte-RojoA, KulikL, RakoskiM, SaidA, OloruntobaO, IoannouG, MaaroufH, MoonA,RangnekarA, ZhengE, JouJ, HanjeJ, PillaiA, HernaezR, WongR, ScaglioneS, SamantH, KapuriaD, ChandnaS, RosenblattR, AjmeraV,FrenetteC, SatapathyS, MantryP, JalalP, JohnB,FixO, LeiseM, LindenmeyerC, FloresA, PatelN, JiangG, LattN, DhanasekaranR, OdewoleM, KaganS,MarreroJ, SingalA. Provider Attitudes and Practice Patterns for Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology2020; 18(4):974-983.
  5. Nazarian R, Zheng E, Halverstam C, Cohen S, Wolkoff A. Prolonged Serum Alanine Aminotransferase Elevation Associated with Isotretinoin Administration. Case Reports in Hepatology2019; Jul 17;2019:9270827.
  6. Zheng E, Gideon R, Sloan J, Katz P. Esophagogastric Junction Outflow Obstruction is Often Associated with Coexistent Abnormal Esophageal Body Motility and Abnormal Bolus Transit. Diseases of the Esophagus 2017; 30(10):1-4.
  7. Zheng E, Navarro V. Causality Assessment in Liver Injury due to Dietary Supplements. Clinical Liver Disease 2017; 9(3):60-62.
  8. Zheng E, Rossi S, Fontana RJ, Vuppalanchi R, Hoofnagle JH, Khan I, Navarro VJ. Risk of liver injury associated with green tea extract in SLIMQUICK Weight Loss Products: Results from the DILIN Prospective Study. Drug Safety 2016; 39(8):749-54.
  9. Zheng E, Navarro V. Liver injury due to herbal and dietary supplements: A review of individual ingredients. Clinical Liver Disease 2016; 7(4)80-83.
  10. Zheng E, Navarro V. Drug induced liver injury in the United States: A review of multi-ingredient supplements. Clinical Liver Disease 2016; 7(3)60-63.
  11. Zheng E, Navarro V. Liver injury from herbal, dietary, and weight loss supplements: a review. Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology 2015; 3:93-98.
  12. Zheng E, Frishman WH. The closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City: what happened to the house staff orphans? American Journal of Medicine 2012;125(5):e5-6.