What is Hepatology? Hepatology is the branch of medicine devoted to researching, diagnosing, and managing diseases of the liver and biliary tree. It is practiced by hepatologists, a subset of gastroenterologists with specialized training in biliary diseases obtained after the completion of residency and fellowships.

What conditions are managed by Hepatology?

  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Nonalcholohic steatohepatitis
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Primary biliary cholangitis
  • Amyloidosis

Source: Our Story | AASLD Foundation. (n.d.). AASLD Foundation. Retrieved August 26, 2022, from http://www.aasldfoundation.org/about-foundation/our-story