Jerry S. Trier, MD - Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology


Dr. Jerry S. Trier reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Trier is a Professor Emeritus at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been a member of the Gastroenterology Division for more than 30 years, serving as Director for 15 years. Dr. Trier is a past President of the American Gastroenterological Association and a recent recipient of the Association's Julius Friedenwald Medal for Lifetime Achievements in Gastroenterology. Dr. Trier is a senior physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and continues to participate in academic activities at Harvard University. He has authored or coauthored more than 210 basic and clinical original publications, reviews, and textbook chapters.

Education and Training

MD: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1957

Residency in Internal Medicine: Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, 1957-1959

Fellowship in Gastroenterology: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1961-1963


American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA:

  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, 1997-present
  • Professor of Medicine, 1976-1997

Financial Disclosure

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Dr. Trier holds stocks with Merck and Pfizer.

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