James Stevens, MD, is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and serves as Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Stevens joined Children’s and Emory as a faculty member in fall 2023 following his residency and fellowship training at Emory University School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition in 2022 followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology. During his fellowship training, Dr. Stevens’ scholarly focuses were in pediatric immune-mediated liver diseases and long-term post-transplant outcomes/ transition to adult care.
Prior to his residency and fellowship training, Dr. Stevens earned his medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Stevens’ strives to help improve the lives of Georgia's children and their families in any way that he can.
- Gerard Odell Prize for Excellence in Liver Research, NASPGHAN, 2022
Focus of Practice
Areas of Interest
- Transplant hepatology
- North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
- America Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
- Society of Pediatric Liver Transplant (SPLIT)
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Research & Publications
Dr. Stevens’ research interests include autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, transition to adult care, and hematologic and oncologic-associated GI and liver conditions.