Mercedes Martinez, MD

Mercedes Martinez, MD Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology

Mercedes Martinez, MD
Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic
622 West 168th Street
Floor 14
New York, NY 10032
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  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Consumer Health Network (CHN)
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare (National)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Quality Health Management
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare

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About Mercedes Martinez, MD

Mercedes Martinez, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, the Medical Director of the Intestinal Transplant Program at the Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation, and the Medical Director, Pediatric Abdominal Organ Transplantation Transplant at NewYork-Presbyterian. She provides state-of-the-art care for children with a multitude of liver and intestinal issues, including children with liver and intestinal failure that require transplantation and for those with intestinal failure associated liver disease. Dr. Martinez is nationally and internationally recognized for her expertise in treating liver tumors and autoimmune liver disorders. Her research interests include liver biomarkers of operational tolerance and personalized immunosuppression, liver tumors in children, autoimmune liver diseases, metabolic disorders, nutritional deficiencies associated with liver diseases, and intestinal failure. In addition, she has been part of multi-center collaborative efforts to study the impact of autoimmune liver disorders in children and clinical trials of immunosuppression withdrawal.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Autoimmune Hepatitis

  • Autoimmune Liver Disorder

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding

  • Gastrointestinal ERCP

  • Gastrointestinal Tumors

  • Hepatic Disorders

  • Hepatitis

  • Hepatitis B

  • Hepatobiliary Pancreas Disease

  • Hepatology

  • Intestinal Atresia

  • Intestinal Transplant

  • Liver Disease In Children

  • Liver Transplantation

  • Liver Tumors

  • Pediatric Liver Cancer

  • Pediatric Liver Disease-Acute

  • Pediatric Liver Disease-Chronic

  • Short Bowel Syndrome


  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Internship: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY
  • Medical School: Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Santiago De Cuba
  • Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Bronx, NY

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

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  • 2016-2022 New York Magazine Best Doctors
  • 2018 Academy of Clinical Excellence?at Columbia University (ACE)
  • 2015-2016 Faculty Leadership Academy
  • 2019-2022 Exceptioanl Women In Medicine