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Liver disease

Liver diseases can be caused by viruses, cirrhosis or alcohol overuse whose symptoms can include jaundice, nausea and swelling of the legs and abdomen. Liver specialists or hepatologists use treatments, such as lifestyle changes, medication and liver transplants.

Center for Liver Diseases in Dallas, Texas

Medical City Dallas’ Center for Liver Diseases offers innovative services and coordinated, compassionate care for patients with advanced liver disease.

A multidisciplinary team of experts, led by board-certified hepatologist KV Narayanan Menon, MD, provide personalized diagnoses and treatment plans, including liver transplantation, for all forms of liver disease, including liver cancer and hepatobiliary diseases such as those affecting the gallbladder and bile ducts.

Liver conditions treated at Medical City Dallas

Our multidisciplinary liver team includes specialists with expertise in treating a wide range of liver diseases and conditions, including those brought on by autoimmune diseases, hereditary conditions, viral hepatitis and others. Liver conditions treated at Medical City Dallas include:

  • Acute liver failure
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Autoimmune liver disease
    • Autoimmune hepatitis
    • Overlap syndromes
    • Primary biliary cholangitis
    • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Benign liver tumors/masses
    • Hepatic adenoma
    • Focal nodular hyperplasia
    • Hemangioma
  • Cancers of the liver and bile ducts (hepatobiliary cancer)
    • Hepatocellular carcinoma
    • Cholangiocarcinoma
    • Hepatoblastoma
  • Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease and complications)
  • Hereditary and metabolic liver disease
    • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
    • Hereditary hemochromatosis
    • Wilson disease
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
  • Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Vascular liver disease
    • Budd-Chiari syndrome
    • Portal vein thrombosis
  • Viral hepatitis
    • Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E

The specialists at the Center for Liver Diseases are recognized for their easy access to patients and clinical expertise. Treatment plans are individualized for each patient and are focused on finding options resulting in the best outcomes possible.

Surgical treatment of liver diseases

At Medical City Dallas, specialists consider all treatment options before recommending the best one for you. Working together, you and your doctor decide on the treatment option that’s right for you. Our physicians specialize in surgical treatment of liver diseases, including laparoscopic and robotic resections, microwave ablation and radiofrequency ablation. If liver transplantation is recommended, we can provide seamless coordination of care with the transplant specialists at the Medical City Transplant Institute.

Our specialized physicians and services

The multidisciplinary Center for Liver Diseases team at Medical City Dallas includes specially trained professionals to help ensure you receive the most advanced, comprehensive care possible. Some of the professionals who may be part of your care team include:

  • Hepatologist
  • Transplant surgeon
  • Transplant coordinator
  • Transplant nurse practitioner/physician assistant
  • Cardiologist
  • Pathologist
  • Interventional radiologist
  • Radiologist
  • Infectious disease physician
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Registered clinical dietitian
  • Psychiatrist/psychologist
  • Social worker
  • Financial coordinator
  • Chaplain
Liver Patient Referral Form 

Liver disease: Frequently Asked Questions

Liver disease resources

Patients with liver disease and their families can find support and educational resources at the links below:

American Liver Foundation

National Library of Medicine

Where to find us

The Center for Liver Diseases is located at Medical City Dallas in Building C, Suite 300 J.

Our Liver disease Locations

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Medical City Dallas Hospital
7777 Forest Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
 (972) 566 - 7000

Currently Viewing:

Medical City Dallas Hospital
7777 Forest Ln
Dallas, TX 75230
 (972) 566 - 7000