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Philip Rosenthal, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery
Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Director, Pediatric Hepatology
 

Contact Information

Academic Office
Room MU 415, Box 0136
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94143-0136
(415) 476-5892
(415) 476-1343 Fax
prosenth@peds.ucsf.edu
Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-5892

Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Program
400 Parnassus Ave., 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (877) 762-6935 
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  • 1967-71 State Univ. of N.Y. at Albany, Albany, NY, B.S. Magna Cum Laude, Biology
  • 1971-75 State Univ. of N.Y. Downstate Med. Ctr. Brooklyn, NY, M.D. Magna Cum Laude
  • 1975-76 Albert Einstein/Bronx Mun. Hosp., NY, Intern Pediatrics
  • 1976-78 Albert Einstein/Bronx Mun. Hosp., NY, Resident Pediatrics
  • 1978-81 University of California, San Francisco, Fellow Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subspeciality in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology
  • UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • UCSF Liver Center
  • Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
  • Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Program
  • Bioartificial liver devices
  • Genetics and immunology of biliary atresia
  • Idiopathic neonatal hepatitis
  • Pediatric Acute Liver Failure (PALF)
  • Quality of life after liver transplants

Philip Rosenthal, M.D. is  Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery in the Departments of Pediatrics and Surgery respectively, Medical Director of the Pediatric Liver Transplantation and Program Director, Pediatric Hepatology. Dr. Rosenthal graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, did his pediatrics residency at Albert Einstein/Bronx Municipal Hospital in New York, and  was a Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow at UCSF. He joined the UCSF faculty in 1995, moving from UCLA where he was a Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Pediatric Liver Transplantation at Cedars-Sinai Med. Center in Los Angeles.

A  pediatric hepatologist at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Dr. Rosenthal is internationally renowned for the care of children with liver disease, including liver cancer, and  those undergoing liver transplantation. In addition, Dr. Rosenthal has and currently serves as Principal Investigator on numerous clinical trials to improve the care of patients with pediatric liver disease.

Dr. Rosenthal has won numerous honors for his research including work on the pharmaceutical treatment of hepatitis B and C, genetics and immunology of biliary atresia and the quality of life after liver transplants in children. He is a consultant to organizations such as the American Liver Foundation, Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases, Alagille Syndrome Alliance, Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is also on editorial boards and a regular reviewer for leading professional journals.

  • Murray Davidson Award, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013
  • Chancellor's Award for Public Service, UCSF, 2002
Most recent publications from a total of 178
  1. Perito ER, Lustig RH, Rosenthal P. Prediabetes in Pediatric Recipients of Liver Transplant: Mechanism and Risk Factors. J Pediatr. 2016 Dec 29. View in PubMed
  2. Wang KS, Tiao G, Bass LM, Hertel PM, Mogul D, Kerkar N, Clifton M, Azen C, Bull L, Rosenthal P, Stewart D, Superina R, Arnon R, Bozic M, Brandt ML, Dillon PA, Fecteau A, Iyer K, Kamath B, Karpen S, Karrer F, Loomes KM, Mack C, Mattei P, Miethke A, Soltys K, Turmelle YP, West K, Zagory J, Goodhue C, Shneider BL. Analysis of surgical interruption of the enterohepatic circulation as a treatment for pediatric cholestasis. Hepatology. 2016 Dec 27. View in PubMed
  3. Balistreri WF, Murray KF, Rosenthal P, Bansal S, Chuan-Hao L, Kersey K, Massetto B, Zhu Y, Kanwar B, German P, Svarovskaia E, Brainard DM, Wen J, Gonzalez-Peralta RP, Jonas MM, Schwarz K. The Safety and Effectiveness of Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir in Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old With Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Infection. Hepatology. 2016 Dec 20. View in PubMed
  4. Smith SK, Rosenthal P. Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus After Fixed-Dose Combination Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir in an Adolescent Female With Decompensated Cirrhosis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Nov; 63(5):516-517. View in PubMed
  5. Rosenthal PJ. Communicable Diseases: A Global Perspective. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Oct 5; 95(4):974-975. View in PubMed
  6. Schwimmer JB, Lavine JE, Wilson LA, Neuschwander-Tetri BA, Xanthakos SA, Kohli R, Barlow SE, Vos MB, Karpen SJ, Molleston JP, Whitington PF, Rosenthal P, Jain AK, Murray KF, Brunt EM, Kleiner DE, Van Natta ML, Clark JM, Tonascia J, Doo E. In Children With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Cysteamine Bitartrate Delayed Release Improves Liver Enzymes but Does Not Reduce Disease Activity Scores. Gastroenterology. 2016 Aug 26. View in PubMed
  7. Sonoiki E, Palencia A, Guo D, Ahyong V, Dong C, Li X, Hernandez VS, Zhang YK, Choi W, Gut J, Legac J, Cooper R, Alley MR, Freund YR, DeRisi J, Cusack S, Rosenthal PJ. Antimalarial Benzoxaboroles Target Plasmodium falciparum Leucyl-tRNA Synthetase. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Aug; 60(8):4886-95. View in PubMed
  8. Feng S, Demetris AJ, Spain KM, Kanaparthi S, Burrell BE, Ekong UD, Alonso EM, Rosenthal P, Turka LA, Ikle D, Tchao NK. Five-year histological and serological follow-up of operationally tolerant pediatric liver transplant recipients enrolled in WISP-R. Hepatology. 2016 Jun 15. View in PubMed
  9. Schwarz KB, Molleston JP, Jonas MM, Wen J, Murray KF, Rosenthal P, Gonzalez-Peralta RP, Lobritto SJ, Mogul D, Pavlovic V, Warne C, Wat C, Thompson B. Children Treated With Pegylated Interferon alfa-2a?±?Ribavirin for Chronic Hepatitis C. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Jan; 62(1):93-6. View in PubMed
  10. Nankabirwa JI, Yeka A, Arinaitwe E, Kigozi R, Drakeley C, Kamya MR, Greenhouse B, Rosenthal PJ, Dorsey G, Staedke SG. Estimating malaria parasite prevalence from community surveys in Uganda: a comparison of microscopy, rapid diagnostic tests and polymerase chain reaction. Malar J. 2015; 14(1):528. View in PubMed
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