Jennifer M. Vittorio, <span>MD</span>

Jennifer M. Vittorio, MD

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatric Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Pediatrics (Board Certified)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-3000


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.

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MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Internship: Georgetown University Hospital

Residency: Georgetown University Hospital

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Surgery at CUMC

  • 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