Eric Lawitz, MD

Vice President, Scientific and Research Development

The Texas Liver Institute


Clinical Professor of Medicine

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio


Affiliated Faculty

University Transplant Center


Board Certifications:

Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomat, Gastroenterology (American Board of Internal Medicine)
CCTI/CCI, Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Clinical Investigator Certification



1989  BS in Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

1993  MD, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL


Postgraduate Training:

1993 –1996  Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX
1996 –1999  Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX


Professional Societies:

American College of Physicians
American Gastroenterology Association
American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
American College of Gastroenterology
Association of Clinical Research Professionals
European Association for the Study of Liver Disease



     Dr. Lawitz is a Medical Director of the Texas Liver Institute and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Lawitz received a B.S. from University of Illinois Chicago and M.D. from Rush Medical College. Dr. Lawitz received his postgraduate training in Gastroenterology/Hepatologyat Brooke Army Medical Center and is board certified in the area of Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
     Dr. Lawitz has over 300 publications to include publications in the New England Journal of Medicine,  Lancet, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Journal of Hepatology. In addition, Dr. Lawitz serves on the editorial board of Lancet, Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology & Clinical Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, and Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology.