On Tuesday, September 26th, Dr. Dost Sarpel of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai presented: “Hepatitis C and HIV Co-Infection”
Dr. Dost Sarpel is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Infectious Disease at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed medical school at University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at The George Washington University Hospital. He then completed his Infectious Disease fellowship at The George Washington University Hospital in 2012. After working in a private practice Infectious Disease group in the East Bay outside of San Francisco for three years, Dr. Sarpel returned to academics and completed a Viral Hepatology Fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Douglas Dieterich at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Institute of Liver Medicine. Dr. Sarpel’s main research interests involve hepatitis C patients who have failed DAA therapy, improving hepatocellular carcinoma screening in chronic hepatitis B and C infected patients, and treatment and epidemiology of HCV/HIV and HBV/HIV co-infected patients.