World-Class Liver Disease & Hepatology Services at Tampa General Hospital
Tampa General Hospital¡¯s Liver Disease and Hepatology Program brings together uniquely experienced physicians from multiple disciplines to provide comprehensive hepatology services to patients with diseases of the liver, biliary tree, gallbladder and pancreas. Our high patient volumes mean we see more cases of uncommon and challenging hepatic diseases than most other hospitals ¨C a fact that has contributed to our renowned expertise and above-average liver transplantation survival rates. We also focus on treating the patient as a whole, not just the disease, and do whatever we can to help patients enjoy a positive quality of life.
Conditions We Treat
Our team provides seamlessly coordinated diagnostics, treatment and ongoing care to patients with all types of hepatic conditions, including but not limited to:
- Hepatitis A, B and C
- Autoimmune hepatitis
- Wilson¡¯s disease
- Alcoholic liver disease
- Chronic gallbladder disease
- Primary sclerosing cholangitis
- Fatty liver disease
- Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
- Alcoholic fatty liver disease (AFLD)
- Liver cancer and tumors
- Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
- Liver failure
- Hepatic encephalopathy
- Polycystic liver disease
- Portal hypertension
What Defines Us
While other hospitals practice medicine, TGH defines it by emphasizing personalized care and utilizing breakthrough technology to achieve world-class outcomes. One example of our progressive approach to hepatology is our Fibroscan? imaging tool that allows us to assess liver disease efficiently and noninvasively. And if a transplant is needed, TGH¡¯s Transplant Institute has some of the shortest liver transplant wait times in the country, ensuring the highest level of surgical and non-surgical care to patients fighting all types of liver disease.?
Take the Next Step
You¡¯ll never be alone in your treatment journey as a patient at TGH. Living with hepatic disease can bring about unique challenges and uncertainties, but our team is here to help you face them with confidence. Click here to use our Physician Finder tool or call 1-800-505-7769 to schedule an appointment. While a referral to our program can come from another hospital, physician or gastroenterologist, a professional referral is not necessary to speak with a TGH physician about your symptoms or to seek a second opinion. You can initiate the referral process yourself. If you have any questions about our hepatology services, we¡¯d be happy to answer them.