Steven J. Lobritto, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
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Treats Children
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Organ Transplantation
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • Autoimmune Liver Disorder
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Disease
  • Cholangitis
  • Clinical Research
  • Colonoscopy
  • Complications of Liver Transplantation
  • EGD
  • Endoscopy
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infection
  • Fatty Liver Disease, Non-Alcoholic
  • Fatty Liver Disease in Children
  • Gastrointestinal Tumors
  • Gastrostomy Tube Placement
  • Hepatic Masses
  • Hepatitis
  • Immunosupression Management
  • Inborn Error of Metabolism
  • Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease
  • Intestinal Transplant
  • Liver Disease In Children
  • Liver Surgery
  • Liver Transplant, Pediatric
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Liver Tumors
  • Living Donor Transplantation
  • Metabolic and Fatty Liver Disease
  • Multivisceral Transplantation
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal (GI) Endoscopy
  • Pediatric Liver Cancer
  • Pediatric Metabolic Liver Disease
  • Pediatric Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Viral Hepatitis Management in Children
  • Wilson's Disease

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplantation, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric Advanced Transplant Hepatology
  • Attending of Pediatrics and Medicine MS Children's Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


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300 Frank W Burr Blvd
Suite 130
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Disabled Accessible
15 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10601

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

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan (CDPHP)

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • PPO


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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


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

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO - New Jersey Services
  • HMO - New Jersey Services
  • POS - New Jersey Services
  • PPO - New Jersey Services

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • New Jersey Services (Medicaid Managed Care)
  • New Jersey Services (Medicare Managed Care)

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • New York Medical College, NY
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Committees, Societies, Councils

  • COAP committee member
  • Clinical Competence Committee and Program Evaluation Committee MemberPediatric Gastroenterology, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Access/Outreach Committee –Transplantation
  • Liver Transplant Leadership Cabinet Member
  • Liver QA Committee
  • Transplant Service Line Executive Council
  • Formulary & Therapeutics Committee
  • Length of Stay Committee Advisor
  • Executive Transfusion Committee
  • Scientific Advisory Board,Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT)
  • American Society of Transplant Physicians–member
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases –member
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition-member
  • American Medical Association–member

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Honors & Awards

  • 2016-Present Academy of Clinical Excellence at Columbia University (ACE)
  • 2008-Present New York Magazine Best Doctors
  • 2018 Annual Honoree - Fairy Godmother Foundation of NY
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor


Research Interests

  • Hepatitis B and C treatment in children
  • Immunosuppression Minimization and Withdrawal
  • Non-alcoholic related fatty liver disease
  • Novel immunosuppression approaches in pediatric liver transplantation
  • Portal Hypertension, Endoscopic and Surgical Management
  • Quality Improvement in Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Treatment and Management of Metabolic Liver Diseases

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles
  1. Goldner D, Vittorio J, Barrios DM, McGuire J, Brodlie S, Brown J, Lobritto S, Martinez M. Bone Fractures in Children With Cholestatic Liver Disease May MimicThose Seen in Child Abuse. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Jan 21. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000001740. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30672906.
  2. Leung DH, Wirth S, Yao BB, Viani RM, Gonzalez-Peralta RP, Jonas MM, LobrittoSJ,Narkewicz MR, Sokal E, Fortuny C, Hsu EK, Del Valle-Segarra A, Zha J, Larsen L, Liu L, Shuster DL, Cohen DE, Rosenthal P. Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/RitonavirWith or Without Dasabuvir and With or Without Ribavirin for Adolescents With HCV Genotype 1 or 4.Hepatol Commun. 2018 Oct 5;2(11):1311-1319. doi:10.1002/hep4.1250. eCollection 2018 Nov. PubMed PMID: 30411078; PubMed CentralPMCID: PMC6211326.
  3. Elfar W, Järvinen E, Ji W, Mosorin J, Sega AG, Iuga AC, Lobritto SJ,Konstantino M, Chan A, Finel M, Lakhani SA. A Novel Pathogenic UGT1A1 Variant in a Sudanese Child with Type 1 Crigler-Najjar Syndrome. Drug Metab Dispos. 2019 Jan;47(1):45-48. doi: 10.1124/dmd.118.084368. Epub 2018 Nov 1. PubMed PMID:30385458.
  4. Feng S, Bucuvalas JC, Demetris AJ, Burrell BE, Spain KM, Kanaparthi S, MageeJC, Ikle D, Lesniak A, Lozano JJ, Alonso EM, Bray RA, Bridges NE, Doo E, GebelHM, Gupta NA, Himes RW, Jackson AM, Lobritto SJ, Mazariegos GV, Ng VL, Rand EB,Sherker AH, Sundaram S, Turmelle YP, Sanchez-Fueyo A. Evidence of ChronicAllograft Injury in Liver Biopsies From Long-term Pediatric Recipients of LiverTransplants. Gastroenterology. 2018 Dec;155(6):1838-1851.e7. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2018.08.023. Epub 2018 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 30144432; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6279538.
  5. Arterbery AS, Yao J, Ling A, Avitzur Y, Martinez M, Lobritto S, Deng Y,Geliang G, Mehta S, Wang G, Knight J, Ekong UD. Inflammasome Priming Mediated via Toll-Like Receptors 2 and 4, Induces Th1-Like Regulatory T Cells in De Novo Autoimmune Hepatitis. Front Immunol. 2018 Jul 19;9:1612. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2018.01612. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30072988; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6060440.
  6. Bull LN, Pawlikowska L, Strautnieks S, Jankowska I, Czubkowski P, Dodge JL,Emerick K, Wanty C, Wali S, Blanchard S, Lacaille F, Byrne JA, van Eerde AM,Kolho KL, Houwen R, Lobritto S, Hupertz V, McClean P, Mieli-Vergani G, Sokal E,Rosenthal P, Whitington PF, Pawlowska J, Thompson RJ. Outcomes of surgicalmanagement of familial intrahepatic cholestasis 1 and bile salt export proteindeficiencies. Hepatol Commun. 2018 Mar 30;2(5):515-528. doi: 10.1002/hep4.1168.eCollection 2018 May. PubMed PMID: 29761168; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5944593.
  7. Lobritto SJ. Transplantation's cooperative future. Liver Transpl. 2018Jun;24(6):729-730. doi: 10.1002/lt.25192. PubMed PMID: 29729118.
  8. Narkewicz MR, Horslen S, Hardison RM, Shneider BL, Rodriguez-Baez N, AlonsoEM, Ng VL, Leonis MA, Loomes KM, Rudnick DA, Rosenthal P, Romero R, Subbarao GC, Li R, Belle SH, Squires RH; Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study Group. A LearningCollaborative Approach Increases Specificity of Diagnosis of Acute Liver Failure in Pediatric Patients. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Nov;16(11):1801-1810.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.04.050. Epub 2018 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 29723692; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6197895.
  9. Bernstein DL, Lobritto S, Iuga A, Remotti H, Schiano T, Fiel MI, Balwani M.Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency allograft recurrence and liver failure-clinicaloutcomes of 18 liver transplantation patients. Mol Genet Metab. 2018May;124(1):11-19. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2018.03.010. Epub 2018 Mar 27. Review.PubMed PMID: 29655841.
  10. Quillin RC 3rd, Bongu A, Kasper V, Vittorio JM, Martinez M, Lobritto SJ,Griesemer AD, Guarrera JV. Roux-en-Y enterolith leading to obstruction andischemic necrosis after pediatric orthotopic liver transplantation. PediatrTransplant. 2018 May;22(3):e13160. doi: 10.1111/petr.13160. Epub 2018 Apr 1.PubMed PMID: 29607581.
  11. Sorensen LG, Neighbors K, Hardison RM, Loomes KM, Varni JW, Ng VL, SquiresRH, Alonso EM; Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study Group. Health Related Quality of Life and Neurocognitive Outcomes in the First Year after Pediatric Acute LiverFailure. J Pediatr. 2018 May;196:129-138.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.01.030.Epub 2018 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 29551316; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5933443.
  12. Elnaggar AS, Griesemer AD, Bentley-Hibbert S, Brown RS Jr, Martinez M,Lobritto SJ, Kato T, Emond JC. Liver atrophy and regeneration in noncirrhoticportal vein thrombosis: Effect of surgical shunts. Liver Transpl. 2018Jul;24(7):881-887. doi: 10.1002/lt.25024. Epub 2018 Apr 6. PubMed PMID:29377486.