Santiago J. Munoz, MD
Director, Center for Liver Disease
Dr. Munoz's CV
Dr. Santiago Munoz is a fellowship-trained transplant hepatologist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant liver diseases including a focus on liver failure patients.
Prior to joining Capital Health, Dr. Munoz led some of the foremost liver transplant programs in Philadelphia, PA—Jefferson, Albert Einstein and Temple, for adults with a wide range of liver conditions, which include advanced cirrhosis due to hepatitis, cirrhosis, primary liver cancer (hepatoma), drug-induced liver toxicity, and rare metabolic disorders.
Dr. Munoz completed his fellowship training in gastroenterology and hepatology at Thomas Jefferson Hospital of Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1987, where he also did his internship and residency in internal medicine. He completed a research fellowship in medicine as well as a research fellowship in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He earned his medical degree from the University of Chile School of Medicine in Valparaiso, Chile.
Dr. Munoz is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and its Subspecialty Board on Gastroenterology. He has also earned the ABIM’s Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology.
He serves as an editor for national medical publications and is a widely published author of over 200 peer-reviewed papers, monographs, book chapters, reviews and editorials in publications worldwide. He is also a frequent invited speaker at national and international conferences on topics of liver disease.