Jeremy Louissaint, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in liver diseases and liver transplantation.

Originally from Virginia, Dr. Louissaint earned his medical degree at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. He completed an internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis and gained advanced training in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology through fellowships at the University of Michigan and Columbia University, respectively.

Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, he joined the UT Southwestern Faculty in 2022.

A member of the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Dr. Louissaint’s research interests are focused on leveraging telehealth to improve the outpatient care of patients with cirrhosis, especially using effective technology-based patient-provider communication tools. He has published results of this work in peer-reviewed journals and presented his findings at scientific conferences and invited lectures throughout the United States.

He is active in several professional societies, including the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists.

Personal Note

Dr. Louissaint’s interests outside of medicine include traveling, exploring new cuisines, and spending time with family and friends.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Weill Cornell Medicine Medical College (2011-2015)
  • Residency - Washington University St. Louis - Barnes Jewish Hospital (2015-2018), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - University of Michigan Hospitals (2018-2021), Gastroenterology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists
  • European Association for the Study of the Liver
Honors & Awards
  • FORWARD (Fostering Opportunities Resulting in Workforce and Research Diversity) Mentorship Program 2022-2023
  • Clinical Research Award 2021, University of Michigan Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship
  • Transplant Hepatology Award 2021, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Cirrhosis
  • Health care delivery
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Telehealth

Clinical Focus

  • Hepatology
  • Liver Transplantation

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