Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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Thomas Faust, MD
Professor of Medicine and Surgery

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
1983: University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
1984-1986: Internal Medicine, Yale-NewHaven Hospital, New Haven, CT
1986-1989: Gastroenterology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
1996-1997: Hepatology & Liver Transplantation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE


 Clinical Interests & Patient Appointments



  1. Gerkens JF, Faust TW, and Branch R: "The Effects of Indomethacin and Hemorrhage on Splanchnic Blood Flow." European Journal of Pharmacology 78: 81, 1982.
  2. Faust TW, Redfern JS, Lee E, Feldman M. : Effect of Prostaglandin F3 Alpha on Gastric Mucosal Injury by Ethanol in Rats. Comparison with Prostaglandin F2 Alpha Prostaglandins 37(4): 493-504, April 1989.
  3. Faust TW, Redfern JS, Lee E, Feldman M: "Effects of Fish Oil on Gastric Mucosal 6-Keto-PGF Synthesis and Ethanol Induced Injury." American Journal of Physiology 257(20): G9-G13, 1989.
  4. Faust TW, Redfern JS, Podolsky I, Feldman M: "Effects of Aspirin on Gastric Mucosal Prostaglandin content and Gastric Mucosal Injury in Humans Receiving Fish Oil or Olive Oil." Gastroenterology 98(3): 589-591, March 1990.
  5. Pruitt RE, Gremillion DE, Herring RW, Bailey AH, Faust TW, Potter M, and Long K: "Oral Asacol in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis." Journal of the Tennessee Medical Association 84(5): 237, May 1991.
  6. Cryer B, Faust T, Goldschmiedt M, Redfern JS, Lee E, and Feldman M.: Gastric and Duodenal Mucosal Prostaglandin Concentrations in Gastric or Duodenal Ulcer Disease: Relationships with Demographics, Environmental, and Histologic Factors, including Helicobacter Pylori American Journal of Gastro 87 (12): 1747-1754, December 1992.
  7. Faust TW: "N-Acetylcysteine for Fulminant Hepatic Failure." Transplantation Update 7(1): 2, 1999.
  8. Millis JM, Cronin DC, Johnson R, Conjeevaram H, Faust TW, Trevino S, Conlin C, Brotherton, J, Traglia D.: "Bioartificial Liver Support: Report of the Largest Continuous Treatment with Human Hepatocytes" Tran Proc 33(1-2): 1935, Feb-Mar 2001.
  9. Harrison JR, Faust TW, Blackstone MO: "Hepatic Angiosarcoma: An Unusual Cause of Congestive Heart Failure." Southern Medical Journal 94(3): 336-338, March 2001.
  10. Thompson DR, Faust TW, Stone MJ, Polter DE: "Hepatic Failure as the Presenting Manifestation of Malignant Lymphoma." Clin Lymphoma 2(2): 123-128, September 2001.
  11. Buell JF, Layman R, Yoshida A, Cronin DC, Kim G, Hart J, Faust T, Baker A, Millis JM: "Efficacy of Computed Tomography in Detecting Hepatocellular Cancer in Adult Liver Transplant Candidates" Transplant Proc 33(1-2): 1854-1855, 2001.
  12. Levitsky J, Faust TW, Cohen SM, and Te HS: "Group G Streptococcal Bacteremia and de Novo Hepatocellular Carcinoma after Liver Transplantation" Liver Transplantation 8(6): 572, June 2002.
  13. Levitsky J, Te HS, Faust TW, and Cohen SM: "Primary Varicella Infection Following Varicella Vaccination in a Liver Transplant Recipient" American Journal of Transplantation 2(9): 880-882, October 2002.
  14. Campbell MS, Lichtenstein GR, Rhim AD, Pazianas M, and Faust T: "Severity of Liver Disease Does Not Predict Osteopenia or Low bone Mineral Density in Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis" Liver International 25(2): 311-316, 2005.
  15. Itkin M, Trerotola SO, Stavropoulos SW, Patel A, Mondschein JI, Soulen MC, Tuite CM, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Faust TW, Reddy KR, Solomon JA, Clark TW: "Portal Flow and Arterioportal Shunting after Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Creation" J. Vasc. Interv. Radiol 17(1): 55-62, January 2006.
  16. Blonski WC, Campbell MS, Faust TW, and Metz D: Successful Aspiration and Ethanol Sclerosis of a Large, Symptomatic, Simple Liver Cyst: Case Presentation and Review of the Literature. World Journal Gastroenterology 12(18): 2949-2954, 2006.
  17. McCashland T, Watt K, Lyden E, Adams L, Charlton M, Smith A, McGuire B, Biggins S, Neff G, Burton J, Vargas H, Donovan J, Trotter J, Faust T: Retransplantation for Hepatitis C: Results of a U.S. Multicenter Retransplant Study. Liver Transplantation 13(9): 1246-53, Sept 2007.
  18. Mendizabal M and Faust T: Liver Transplantation in Patients with cystic Fibrosis: Analysis of UNOS Data. Liver Transplantation 17(3): 243-50, 2011.
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