Hepatology and Liver Transplant

Advanced liver treatment

Managing your symptoms while navigating doctor’s appointments can feel overwhelming. There are many types of liver diseases, and some can have life-altering consequences. Hepatology is the subspecialty of gastroenterology that focuses on the liver. Our multidisciplinary team is here to help you manage every part of your care.

Our hepatologists diagnose and treat a variety of liver diseases. They are part of our multidisciplinary team that works out of hospitals and physician offices across western Pennsylvania. They provide thorough evaluations and develop care plans that suit your needs.

Our team also includes surgeons who are skilled in performing innovative types of liver surgery. These procedures effectively treat liver cancer and other conditions in new ways. Our liver transplant program offers exceptional survival rates and confidently takes on the hardest-to-treat cases, with a long record of successful outcomes.

Comprehensive hepatology care

People choose our Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at AHN for hepatology care for our:

  • Well-trained specialists: Our team of hepatologist and transplant hepatologist are highly skilled and board-certified in providing outstanding hepatology care coupled with successful results. Together they bring a high level of expertise in diagnosing and treating problems affecting the liver and nearby organs. This includes management of non-alcoholic and alcoholic liver disease in addition to Hepatitis C, and Cirrhosis.
  • Surgical expertise. They’re also skilled at using innovative robotic technology to treat both infectious and noninfectious liver diseases more precisely than ever before. Our surgeons’ skills allow them to perform difficult procedures on patients whose conditions are complicated by many factors.
  • Advanced treatments: Our liver cancer program treats disease using promising, new therapies. For example, our physicians helped develop stereotactic body radiotherapy. This noninvasive radiation technique delivers high doses of radiation to liver tumors while sparing surrounding healthy tissue. Learn more about liver cancer care at AHN.
  • Convenience: Our health network includes hepatologists and other specialists who practice at offices throughout western Pennsylvania. That way great care is always close by.

Your hepatology care team

We take a collaborative approach to liver disease care. Physicians from different areas of medicine meet to discuss the specifics of your health. Together, they share expertise and pinpoint which treatments are best for you.
Your care team may include:

  • Hepatologist (physicians who specialize in the liver and nearby organs)
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Transplant coordinators
  • Social workers
  • Nutritionists
  • Oncologist (cancer specialists)
  • Psychologists

Liver transplant and surgery program

We provide complete transplant care for patients who require liver transplants. Our program consistently offers survival rates that are above the national average and among the best in the U.S and we continue to take on the hardest-to-treat cases while maintaining a long record of successful outcomes.

If you need surgery, AHN physicians from different specialties will work together to come up with the best approach for you. We will always recommend the least invasive option, which often leads to faster recoveries and better results

Contact us

Our team remains available to answer your questions anytime beyond your clinic visit. Call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 or request an appointment  to learn more about AHN hepatology and liver transplant services.