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Specialty Services at the UPMC Center for Liver Diseases

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:

  • UPMC Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Clinic
  • UPMC FLOW (Fatty Liver, Obesity, and Wellness) Clinic
  • Advanced Care for Hepatitis C
  • The UPMC Liver Transplant Program
  • Liver Resection

Why Choose UPMC for Specialized Liver Disease Care?

Coordinated care with other UPMC specialists

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:

  • Liver surgeons
  • Gastrointestinal therapeutic endoscopists
  • Interventional radiologists
  • Medical and radiation oncologists
  • Liver pathologists
  • Clinical pharmacists
  • Social workers
  • Psychiatrists
  • Addiction specialists

This means you receive consistent and convenient care, even when you need complex treatment.

View a list of our experts at the UPMC Center for Liver Diseases.

Care for alcohol-related liver disease at the UPMC Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Clinic

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.

Fatty liver disease care and research at the UPMC FLOW Clinic

Our team at the UPMC FLOW Clinic:

  • Provides tailored care to meet your unique needs, including medical treatments, support for lifestyle changes, and referral for surgery.
  • Offers many liver-specific dietary and lifestyle options to support healthy livers and healthy bodies.
  • Conducts research into genetic factors that can predict disease progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Research leaders in new hepatitis C treatment

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.

Experts in liver transplantation

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.

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency research

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.

Our experts at the UPMC Center for Liver Diseases:

  • Provide the latest treatments and care that are right for your chronic liver condition.
  • Help you decide the best treatment options and lifestyle changes to manage your disease.
  • Work together with the skilled doctors in the UPMC Liver Cancer Center and the UPMC Liver Transplant Program.

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.

Contact the UPMC Center for Liver Diseases

To schedule an appointment, please call 412-647-1170.