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Our Experts at the UPMC Center for Liver Care

Your Care Team


A hepatologist is a doctor who:

  • Treats all types of liver diseases and provides long-term care for your liver
  • Manages all aspects of inpatient testing
  • Partners with other experts to provide comprehensive care
  • Provides referring doctors with updates on your care

Our nurses, practitioners, and other staff are your main points of contact when you have questions for the doctor.

These care team members may include:

  • Advanced Practice Providers, including Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Nutritionists
  • Behavioral health experts

Our Liver Disease Doctors

Other Members of Your Liver Disease Care Team

  • Kevin Abercrombie, CRNP
  • Azin Akar, PA-C
  • Margaret Andrzejewski, PA-C
  • Pamela Bloomer, LPT
  • Anna David, PA-C
  • Heather Grubich, CRNP
  • Lauren Hoffman, PA-C
  • Sara Parr, MS, RD, LDN.
  • Kristen Radage, MSW
  • Shannon Salafranca, DNP
  • Sharon Stewart, CRNP
  • Jennifer Vis, CRNP

Contact the UPMC Center for Liver Care

To make an appointment with a liver disease expert, call 412-647-1170.