Richard K Sterling, MD
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Biographical on Richard K

Biographical Summary on Richard K. Sterling, MD, MSc, FACP, FACG, FAASLD, AGAF

VCU Hepatology Professor of Medicine

Section Chief, Hepatology

Medical Director, Viral Hepatitis and HIV-Liver Disease

Program Director, Transplant Hepatology

Divisions of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and Infectious Diseases

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

Richmond, VA 


Dr. Sterling received his BS in Chemistry and Natural Science from Muhlenberg College in Allentown Pa in 1982, a MA in Biochemistry from the University of Texas in Austin in 1984, and a MD from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1988.  After completing an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia in, he went on to complete a fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at VCU which include specialized training in Transplant Hepatology in 1994He is currently a VCU Hepatology Professor of Medicine and Section Chief of Hepatology and Medical Director of Viral Hepatitis at VCUHS and is the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Director.  His research interest is in HIV-liver disease which is supported by several NIH grants.  He has been an NIH-funded investigator for many years. He has published over 190 papers and serves on several prominent committees of national associations such as the AGA, AASLD, and ACG and study sections of the NIH.  He is currently vice chair of the Liver-Biliary Council of the AGA, a member of the Gastroenterology Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and has served as the ACG Governor for Virginia.  He has won numerous awards for teaching and was voted “Top Doc” in 2012 and 2013 Richmond magazine.