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Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation


Early detection of liver disease is key to successful treatment. Our specialists work with you to ensure an accurate diagnosis in order to develop a customized, effective treatment plan quickly.

  • Our team includes nationally recognized physicians and U.S. News & World Report Top Docs.
  • All of our hepatologists are certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and liver transplantation.
  • We have one of the largest programs in the nation for treatment of Hepatitis C.
  • Patients have access to the latest clinical trials and research.
  • Multiple locations in Arizona with satellite offices in Tucson and Flagstaff and telehealth sites in various communities.

Advanced Liver Services include:

  • Consultations and genetic testing
  • Treatment planning and assessments
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Medication and dietary therapy
  • Liver imaging with CT, MR and Ultrasound
  • Elastography, a noninvasive method to stage liver disease

Liver Conditions Treated

Our specialists work with patients with all forms of liver disease, which may include:

Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma) 

Patients undergo a detailed assessment with access to all potential therapies in an optimal multidisciplinary format, including surgical resection, loco-regional (interventional radiology) therapies, systemic chemotherapy, and appropriate transplant referral when indicated.

Hepatitis C 

Patients have access to the latest approved treatment options, including the new protease inhibitors, with meticulous treatment monitoring and follow-up, and the ability to participate in clinical trials of future therapies when available.

Hepatitis B 

Patients are evaluated, treated and monitored based on the most current treatment protocols, which involve assessment for viral mutations and liver cancer risk assessment.

Fatty Liver Disease 

Comprehensive team management of this increasingly prevalent disease state is available to patients, including dietary management, endocrinology assessment, lifestyle counseling, and liver cancer surveillance.

Autoimmune Liver Diseases 

Continuing assessment and therapy for patients with autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis is available, along with periodic liver biopsy surveillance and review.

Metabolic Liver Diseases 

Patients with hereditary hemochromatosis, Wilson’s Disease, and other less common liver diseases benefit by the broad experience of the providers in the center. Multiple treatment options and continued imaging surveillance are available to patients.

Cirrhosis 

Patients with cirrhosis from all causes are welcomed, with careful attention to dietary and lifestyle counseling, diuretic management, paracentesis, liver cancer imaging surveillance, and liver transplant evaluation and referral as appropriate.