from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who works in hepatology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A student of hepatology; a specialist in diseases of the liver.


hepato- + -ologist (Wiktionary)


  • The transplant program has a full-time dedicated pediatric hepatologist, Elizabeth B. Rand, MD, who has extensive experience caring for both transplant patients and children with liver diseases.

    Why choose our program?

  • The transplant team, made up of transplant surgeons, a hepatologist, social workers and nurse coordinators, performs whole - and split-liver cadaveric (from a deceased donor) transplants, as well as living-related transplants.

    Pediatric surgery services: ECMO, transplant

  • The best and most current treatment information should be obtained directly from your child's hepatologist (liver specialist).

    Hepatitis C

  • Your child's hepatologist (liver specialist) will determine if your child is a candidate for treatment based on laboratory test results and a physical examination.

    Hepatitis B

  • In 1995, we joined forces with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to form a combined liver transplant program under the leadership of transplant surgeons Abraham Shaked, MD and Kim Olthoff, MD and hepatologist Elizbabeth B. Rand, MD.

    History, statistics and research

  • In 1975, a pediatric hepatologist in France first described a group of children with cholestatic liver disease that also exhibited other features including heart problems and characteristic facial features.

    About Alagille Syndrome

  • The process begins with a review of your child's medical and surgical history and an office visit with the hepatologist (a physicianwho specializes in liver diseases) and transplant surgeon.

    Evaluation for a liver transplant

  • A hepatologist (doctor who has specific expertise in liver disease) who specializes in viral hepatitis will provide care for your child's liver disease.

    Viral Hepatitis Clinical Care Program

  • Since 1995, Children's Hospital and its next-door neighbor, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, have conducted a joint liver program under the leadership of transplant surgeons Abraham Shaked, MD, and Kim Olthoff, MD, and hepatologist Elizabeth B. Rand, MD.

    Liver Transplant — Nora and Lucy

  • You will also meet, as a family, with the liver transplant team, including the hepatologist, transplant surgeon (s), nurse coordinator (s) and transplant social worker.

    Evaluation for a liver transplant


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