What is CHI St. Luke’s Health Center for Liver Disease?
The Center for Liver Disease, 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 Center for Liver Disease are nationally and internationally 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 Center for Liver Disease’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 anywhere-all backed by Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center’s reputation for world-class care, 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 CHI St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital. For more, visit The Woodlands Hospital Center for Liver Disease.
For more information, call 832-355-1400 or 877-645-4837 FREE.
What is the relationship between the Center for Liver Disease and my primary care physician?
CHI St. Luke’s Health Center for Liver Disease 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 Center for Liver Disease 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. If you do not have a primary care physician, you can call the St. Luke’s referral line at 832-355-DOCS (3627).
Good communications between the Center for Liver Disease 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 Center for Liver Disease?
- 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 Cooley Transplant Center
- Radiofrequency ablation treatment- a minimally invasive technique for “melting away” cancerous liver tumors
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