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Patient Referred Physicians Treating Hepatitis

Birmingham, AL

Michael B. Fallon, MD

Gastroenterology / Hepatology

Kirklin Clinic-Liver Center
2000 6th Ave. So.
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 1.800.333.6543

Comments: Was referred here by Dr.Ginsburg. They are friends, and Dr. Fallon is just as compassionate as Dr.Ginsburg. He is tops in his field. A very caring human being. Takes time to answer all your questions. If he doesn't know the answer, he just says "I don't know that answer." How refreshing!

Devin E. Eckhoff, MD

Transplant Surgeon

Kirklin Clinic
Division of Transplantation, 5th Fl.
2000 6th Ave. So.
Birmingham, AL 35233
Phone: 205.934.7714

J. Lynn Cochran, MD

Gastroenterology

Birmingham Gastroeneterology Associates, P.C.
2621 19th Street South
One Independence Plaza Ste 900
Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: 205.271.8000

Comments: Dr. Cochran has been my doctor for over 3 years, he has treated me for HCV. I feel he is one of the best in Alabama. Dr. Cochran has just started me on treatment for HCV and is extremely skilled in his field. He also has a great sense of humor and this helps tremendously.

Charles S. Bluhm, MD / Douglas S. Dickinson, MD

Gastroenterology

2022 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Suite 626 ACC Blg
Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: 205.877.2130

Assim Sheikh, MD

Gastroenterology

500 22nd Street South
Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: 205.975.9564

Comments: Dr. Sheikh and, in particular Sara Shaw, one of his clinical research coordinators, was able to get me into a study (on label) where my medication, lab work, and office visits were paid for by the sponsor. I would not have been able to afford the medication without this critical help.

Disclaimer: The physicians included in this website are those who received personal recommendations submitted by fellow hepatitis patients. The author of this website cannot assure the accuracy of information provided them by third parties, since opinions are subjective and may be incomplete. The omission from this website of particular physicians does not mean that they are not competent or reputable. Author is not always informed of doctors no longer in practice, therefore we recommend checking to see if the patient recommended physician is still available.

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    You'll find links to a comprehensive symptoms list, as well as various studies and discussions about Hepatitis C symptoms.

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    Information about the transmission of Hepatitis C.

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  • Learn about Hepatitis C Genotypes and their variants.

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    Provides detailed information on how to analyze and interpret viral load numbers as well as a link to a convenient Viral Load Chart.

  • Liver Enzymes

    Learn about the importance of testing liver enzyme levels and causes of abnormal levels.

  • Lab Tests

    What they are and what they mean. Helps you interpret & understand all the various hepatitis lab tests likely to be encountered.

  • Hepatitis During Pregnancy

    Learn how hepatitis infection may affect the pregnant mother and baby.

  • Hepatitis C Conventional Treatment

    Learn about the conventional medical treatments used to fight Hepatitis C.

  • Hepatitis C Medicines

    Numerous links to studies, info sheets, FAQs, and analysis of Ribavirin/Rebetron medicines.

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    Alternative methods of treatment due to side effects and dissatisfication with current medical treatments.

  • Hepatitis C Natural Remedies

    A number of herbal products useful in the management of liver disease.

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    Provides information regarding the best known liver supporting supplements.

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    Many discussions and analyses of cirrhosis, including causes, complications, pathology, symptoms, and much more.

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