The Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic, located in the heart of Houston's world-renowned Texas Medical Center, is dedicated exclusively to treating patients with all forms of liver disease-ranging from screening for abnormal liver function to medical management of disease and liver transplantation. Physicians at the Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic are nationally recognized for their expertise in liver care Collectively, they have more than 25 years experience in treating all types of liver disease and have performed more than 1,500 liver transplant procedures. All physicians are board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology or surgery. A multidisciplinary team of clinicians provides unsurpassed care, in a caring environment, for patients with liver conditions. The Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic's specialized staff and state-of-the-art facilities ensure that patients receive the most accurate diagnosis, the most up-to-date care and the most effective treatments available-all backed by Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center's reputation for compassion and confidentiality.
In an effort to better serve the needs of individuals and families and to ensure the best possible patient experience for liver transplant evaluations and complex liver care closer to home, we have a satellite location at St. Luke's Health–The Woodlands Hospital. For more, visit The Woodlands Hospital Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic.
For more information, call 832-355-1400 or 877-645-4837.
What is the relationship between the Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic and my primary care physician?
St. Luke's Health Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic is a specialty clinic with expertise in liver disease. Our primary focus is therefore to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients as it relates only to your liver condition. To maximize our expertise and enhance your care, the Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic requires all patients have a primary care physician. This partnership will ensure you receive specialized care of your liver disease and continued care for all your other health concerns and needs.
Good communications between the Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic and your referring physician is central to providing excellent care. We will make every effort to provide your referring physician with the information he/she needs to implement any recommendations made at the time of your Clinic visit.
What services are available through Abdominal Transplant and Liver Disease Clinic?
- Evaluation of abnormal liver tests
- Diagnosis and management of viral and bacterial hepatitis
- Treatment of Hepatitis C
- Treatment of alcohol-related and metabolic liver disease
- Management of patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension
- Liver Transplantation at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
- Radiofrequency ablation treatment- a minimally invasive technique for “melting away” cancerous liver tumors