Alexandra Teresa Strauss, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Spanish


Alcoholic Liver Disease, Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency, Ascites, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Bile Duct Disease, Cholangiocarcinoma, Cirrhosis, Colonoscopy, Esophageal varices (Enlarged Veins), Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Gastroenterology, Hemochromatosis, Hepatic Adenoma, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatomegaly (Enlarged Liver), Jaundice, Liver Cancer, Liver Cysts, Liver Disease, Liver Mass, Liver Transplant, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Primary Biliary Cholangitis, Sclerosing Cholangitis, Viral Hepatitis, Wilson Disease more

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Alexandra (Aly) Strauss is a transplant hepatologist at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She treats patients with acute and chronic liver disease, such as cirrhosis and liver cancer.

Dr. Strauss completed medical school at the University of South Florida (USF). She continued at USF for Internal Medicine residency, where she also served as Chief Resident. She then went to Johns Hopkins University for fellowship training in Gastroenterology followed by a fellowship in Transplant Hepatology. 

Her research training began when she completed a Master's degree in Industrial/Systems Engineering at USF. Later, at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, she earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation. Currently, Dr. Strauss’s focus is on the use of systems engineering and data science to improve health equity for patients with liver disease. She is a faculty member in the Johns Hopkins University Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare and the Center for Data Science in Emergency Medicine. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • MD; University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine (2014)


  • Internal Medicine; University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine (2017)


  • Gastroenterology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2021)
  • Transplant Hepatology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2022)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) (2021)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Strauss AT, Morgan C, El Khuri C, Slogeris B, Smith AG, Klein E, Toerper M, Peterson S, Gurses AP, DeAngelo A, Debraine, A, Levin S, Hinson J. Human-centered design and usability evaluation of LOOP, a patient outcomes-driven feedback platform for emergency medicine clinicians. JMIR Human Factors. 2022;9(1):e30130; *corresponding author.

Herrick-Reynolds K, Punchhi G, Greenberg R, Strauss AT, Boyarsky B, Weeks Groh S, Krach M, Anders R, Gurakar A, Chen PH, Segev D, King E, Philosophe B, Ottmann S, Wesson R, Garonzik-Wang J, Cameron A. Evaluation of Early vs Standard Liver Transplant for Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease. JAMA Surgery. 2021;156(11):1026–1034

Krishnan A; Prichett L, Tao X, Alqhatani S, Hamilton JP, Mezey E, Strauss AT, Kim A, Potter JJ, Chen P, Woreta TA. Abnormal liver chemistries as a predictor of COVID-19 disease severity and clinical outcomes in hospitalized patients in a Major U.S. Hospital Network. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2022; 28(5): 570-587

Strauss AT, Ishaque T, Weeks S, Hamilton JP, Simsek C, Durand CM, Massie AB, Segev DL, Gurakar A, Garonzik-Wang JM. Pre-transplant Hepatitis C Virus treatment decreases access to high quality livers. Transplantation Direct 2021 Mar 22;7(4):e684

Strauss AT, Yeh J, Martinez D, Yanokyan G, Yoder J, Nehra R, Feller T, Bull-Henry K, Stein E, Hsu L, Al-Grain H, Zabko C, Fain C. A patient-centered framework for health systems engineering in gastroenterology: improving inpatient colonoscopy bowel preparation. BMC Gastroenterol. 2021;21(1):89;

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What Does AI Mean for GI, What does AI mean for GI? - American Gastroenterological Association (07/03/2023)

Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Liver Transplant, Johns Hopkins Study Reveals Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Liver Transplant ( (07/05/2023)

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