University Hepatologists offer state-of-the-art care for patients with all forms of liver disease. The Section of Hepatology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is well known for its long tradition of leadership in the field. The section offers leading-edge multidisciplinary care, including the latest diagnostic and treatment therapies and access to clinical research trials for patients with liver disease.
Dr. Sheila Eswaran specializes in transplant hepatology, gastroenterology and internal medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include chronic liver disease, liver transplantation and liver cancer. Dr. Eswaran also has a clinical and research interest in the psychosocial aspects of chronic liver disease and liver transplant, including encephalopathy, sleep effects of liver disease and issues relating to substance abuse. In her free time Dr. Eswaran enjoys traveling, backpacking and spending time with family.
Dr. Nikunj Shah is a highly experienced hepatologist who has clinical expertise in liver biopsy, endoscopy, acute and chronic hepatitis, liver cancer and liver transplantation. He cares for patients with end stage liver disease and patients with liver tumors. He is involved in multiple clinical trials involving new medications for Hepatitis C and and procedures that can help manage complications of diseases of the liver.
Along with the treatment and diagnosis of all causes of liver disease, the Section of Hepatologymakes referrals to the Liver Transplant Program at Rush for patients who may be eligible for liver transplantation.
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