Liver Disease Expert Dr. Raza Malik Joins Albany Medical Center as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Raza Malik, MD, PhD, a renowned expert on liver disease, has joined Albany Medical Center, a member of the Albany Med Health System, as chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and vice chair of research for the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Malik cares for patients with all types of liver disease, including nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, cirrhosis of the liver, liver failure, and liver cancer. An active clinical researcher in hepatology and hepatobiliary medicine, including liver failure, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis, he is also a frequent invited speaker on liver disease at national and international meetings and conferences.

Most recently, Dr. Malik served as director of hepatology and associate chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He has also held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and University College London Hospital.

Dr. Malik’s extensive advanced training includes fellowships at the Roger Williams Liver Unit at King’s College Hospital and the Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre at the Royal Free Hospital, both in London, and at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training at King’s College Hospital and at Cambridge University Hospital in the U.K. He earned his medical degree from King’s College London and a PhD in hepatology and liver cell biology from University College London.