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Hepatology

Comprehensive Hepatology Services at SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Our team of physicians is recognized for its expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of liver disease.

They provide high-level diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases of the liver and biliary tract including: viral, autoimmune and metabolic liver diseases, hepatitis B and C, hepatocellular carcinoma and primary biliary cirrhosis.

We provide a wide range of care utilizing the most state-of-the-art therapies and techniques such as:

  • Antiviral therapy for patients with chronic viral hepatitis
  • Immunization against viral hepatitis
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Alcohol addiction services
  • Chemoembolization
  • Liver resections
  • Variceal obliterative therapy (sclerotherapy, banding)
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystematic shunt placement (TIPS)
  • Surgical portosystemic shunts
  • Evaluation for liver transplantation