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Kimberly A. Forde, MD, PhD, MHS

Associate Professor, Medicine

Kimberly Forde
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Acute liver failure
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Fatty liver disease/nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • Liver transplantation
  • Primary biliary cholangitis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Varices

Research Interests

  • Disparities
  • Liver disease epidemiology
  • Patient-oriented research
  • Transplant
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • MHS, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
  • MD, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY


  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Liver Transplant Hepatology


  • American Association of Study of Liver Diseases
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Transplantation

Digital Bibliography

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Selected Publications

1. Rochon ER, Krowka MJ, Bartolome S, Heresi GA, Bull T, Roberts K, Hemnes A, Forde KA, Krok KL, Patel M, Lin G, McNeil M, Al-Naamani N, Roman BL, Yu PB, Fallon MB, Gladwin MT, Kawut SM. BMP 9/10 in Pulmonary Vascular Complications of Liver Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201(12):1575-1578.

2. Al-Naamani N, Krowka MJ, Forde KA, Krok KL, Feng R, Heresi GA, Dweik RA, Bartolome S, Bull TM, Roberts KE, Austin ED, Hemnes AR, Patel MJ, Oh JK, Lin G, Doyle MF, Denver N, Andrew R, MacLean MR, Fallon MB, Kawut SM for the Pulmonary Vascular Complications of Liver Disease Study Group. Estrogen Signaling and Portopulmonary Hypertension: The Pulmonary Vascular Complications of Liver Disease Study (PVCLD2). Hepatology 2020, May 14.

3. Locke JE, Shelton BA, Olthoff KM, Pomfret EA, Forde KA, Sawinski D, Gray M, Ascher NL. Quantifying Sex-Based Disparities in Liver Allocation. JAMA Surg 2020, May 20.