Liver disease is complex and requires both teamwork and tailored treatment to meet each patient's needs.
At the UPMC Center for Liver Diseases, we provide personalized care through our specialty services, including:
As part of our team approach to care, our liver disease doctors — called hepatologists — work closely with other experts to provide you with the best care no matter how advanced your liver disease is. We partner with:
This means you receive consistent and convenient care, even when you need complex treatment.
At The UPMC Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Clinic, we know that alcohol-related liver disease has a complex set of social, environmental, and genetic causes.
Our experts in behavioral health, nutrition, and liver disease will work with you to determine the best treatment for you and to provide you with support in your journey toward a healthy lifestyle.
Our team at the UPMC FLOW Clinic:
Our hepatologists have been involved from the earliest stages in researching new treatments for viral hepatitis C — a disease that affects about 3.2 million Americans.
These medications — known asdirect-acting anti-virals (DAAs) — are now in use, resulting in higher cure rates of hepatitis C.
When liver disease advances — and other treatments are no longer effective — a liver transplant may be a life-saving option.
UPMC surgeons at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute are leading experts in liver transplant and living-donor liver transplant. Our dedicated physicians and specialty medical teams provide liver transplant services and surgery options to all who will benefit, including those that other transplant centers deem to be high-risk or unfit for transplant.
Working with UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, our liver disease doctors are looking for a new treatment for Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
UPMC is the only center in the country taking part in this research study.
Whether your diagnosis is new, or if you have lived with liver disease for some time, we're with you every step of the way.
To schedule an appointment, please call 412-647-1170.