Liver Disease Program

Temple Liver Disease Program

The Temple Liver Disease Program provides comprehensive medical and surgical treatment for patients with all forms of liver disease.

Appointments: 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536)
Physician Office
Location:
Outpatient Building
3401 N. Broad Street
4th Floor, Zone B
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Experience

The Temple Liver Disease Program is distinguished by the presence of nationally recognized experts in liver disease. Our physicians and surgeons have a combined experience of many decades treating liver transplant patients and have performed well over 1000 liver transplant surgeries.

A Full Range of Sophisticated Therapies

Many patients coming to Temple have obscure, unresponsive, serious, or complicated forms of liver disease. Our patients often require highly specialized treatments such as:

  • Aggressive drug and immune therapy for viral hepatitis and overlapping conditions
  • Tailored combinations of drug, immune, and nutrition therapy with extra attention to monitoring and adjustments to minimize side effects while increasing compliance and efficacy in patients with hepatitis or cirrhosis
  • Critical care for coagulopathy, encephalopathy, and other risks in acute liver failure
  • Interventional radiologic procedures:
    • Liver biopsy
    • Bile duct drainage
    • Portal vein embolization
    • Arterial chemoembolization
    • Yttrium therapies
    • Radiofrequency and microwave ablation
    • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS)
  • Laparoscopic and other minimally invasive procedures:
    • Liver biopsy
    • Liver lobectomy or cyst removal
    • Liver wedge resection
    • Stent placements
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Pancreatectomy
    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Complex major liver and pancreatic surgeries:
    • Repair of bile duct injuries
    • Liver and bile duct resections
    • Radiofrequency ablation
    • Whipple procedure and variations
    • Pancreatectomy
    • Transplantation

Medical Team


Learn about our hepatologists, liver surgeons, and interventional radiologists


To schedule an appointment with a physician from the Temple Liver Disease Program, call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536).


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