Jerry S. Trier, MD - Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology

Dr. Jerry 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. He has been a member of the gastroenterology division for more than 30 years, serving as director for 15 years. Dr. Trier is 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 and continues to participate in academic activities at Harvard. He has authored or coauthored more than 210 basic and clinical original publications, reviews, and textbook chapters.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Celiac Disease


MD: University of Washington School of Medicine, 1957
Residency in Internal Medicine: Strong Memorial Hospital, 1958–1959
Fellowship in Gastroenterology: University of Washington, 1961–1963

Academic Appointments

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1976–1997
Professor Emeritus, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1997–present

Hospital Affiliations

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Selected Publications

  1. Telford JJ, Trier JS (2003), Chronic diarrhea. In WT Brancle, ed., Office Practice of Medicine, 4th ed., pp. 357–371. Philadelphia: Saunders.
  2. Trier JS (1998). Diagnosis of celiac sprue. Gastroenterology, 115(1): 211–216.
  3. Trier JS (1991). Celiac sprue. New England Journal of Medicine, 325(24): 1709-1716..

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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