Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Mezzanine Level,
C-Wing-PUH
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 648-9115

Center for Liver Diseases

The UPMC Center for Liver Diseases offers a convenient focal point of access to a full range of liver disease treatments. The Center features care by hepatologists, well known for their expertise in liver diseases. The Center coordinates this care with a number of subspecialists, including experts in hepatobiliary and transplant surgery, therapeutic endoscopy, pathology and oncology.

Patients are seen at the Center for Liver Diseases, which is located on the 9th floor of the Kaufmann Medical Building.

The reputation of the Center for Liver Diseases is renowned for its ability to provide cutting edge therapies for diseases such as viral hepatitis, hepatitis B and C, hemochromatosis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, Wilson's disease, Alpha 1 Antitrypsin deficiency, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and many other liver diseases.

The Center participates in some of the largest clinical trials in the country, thanks to the ability of our specialists and the large patient population. The Center's primary research themes include:

  • The mechanisms of liver disease, including hepatitis C in transplant patients, hepatic inflammation and acute liver failure;
  • Genetics relating to primary biliary cirrhosis and drug metabolism; and
  • Therapies for hepatitis C and B and viral hepatitis in transplant patients.

The following Center for Liver Diseases team members work actively to diagnose, treat and cure liver diseases:

Other links related to liver diseases:

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

American Liver Foundation

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Foundation