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Danielle Tholey, MD

Specialities and Expertise

  • Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Liver Diseases of Pregnancy, Liver Donor Liver Transplantation



  • Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Oregon Health and Science University Hospital, Portland, OR
  • Fellowship: Transplant Hepatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY


  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Transplant Hepatology

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • ACG National GI Jeopardy Competition Champion
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College Faculty Honor Roll Teaching Award and “Top 25 Teachers”
  • Outcomes of liver transplantation for acute fatty liver disease of pregnancy. Am J Transplant 19(7):2101-2107, 2019
  • Close observation versus upfront treatment in hepatocellular carcinoma: are the exception points worth the risk? BMJ Open Gastroenterol 4(1):2000157, 2017
  • PRO (“The Window is Open”): In patients with cirrhosis with prior variceal hemorrhage and ascites, the clinical benefits of nonselective beta-blockers outweigh the risks and should be prescribed. Clin Liver Dis 11(5):119-122, 2018