Our Team : Eugene Schiff, Director


Dr. Schiff earned his BA at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and his MD at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. After graduating, he completed his internship at Cincinnati General Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, and his residencies in internal medicine at Cincinnati General Hospital and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. His fellowship in Gastroenterology was conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

Dr. Schiff is the Director of the Schiff Center for Liver Diseases and Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Schiff is the co-editor of the Eleventh Edition of Schiff’s Diseases of the Liver and has authored and co-authored more than 450 articles, books, book chapters concerning liver diseases and related topics. His articles have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a past President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, past Chairman of the Biliary Section of the American Gastroenterological Association. Dr. Schiff is a Master of the American College of Gastroenterology, a Master of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and a fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. He was the Governor of the American College of Physicians for the State of Florida for four years. He was a member of the Gastroenterology Subspecialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine and former Chair of the FDA Advisory Committee on gastrointestinal drugs. Dr. Schiff is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Florida Laureate Award presented by the American College of Physicians, the Distinguished Service award of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the Society of the Professors of Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award and was recently honored as the first recipient of the Emmet B Keeffe Mentorship Award.

Research Interests:

  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Fatty Liver Diseases
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Metabolic Storage Diseases
  • Complications of Cirrhosis