Thomas Leventhal, MD

Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

My passion is the treatment of critically ill patients with liver disease, particularly those with acute liver failure, and management of hospitalized patients before and after liver transplantation. My research focus is acute liver failure as well as outcomes in the pre- and post-transplant period.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Auto-immune liver disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Drug-induced liver injury
  • Hospitalized patients with liver disease
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver disease in persons with HIV/AIDS
  • Liver transplantation
  • Viral hepatitis

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Internal Medicine)


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition)
  • University of California, San Francisco, CA (Advanced/Transplant Hepatology)
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA (Critical Care Medicine)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Recognition and Leadership


  • John Silvey Thompson III, M.D. Memorial Stanford Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Award (2016)

Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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