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The latest research & treatment news about Hepatitis C infection, diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.

Patient Referred Physicians Treating Hepatitis

Chicago, IL

Thomas Layden, MD

Professor of Medicine - Digestive & Liver Disease

Department of Medicine (M/C 718)
The University of Illinois at Chicago
840 South Wood St
Chicago, IL 60611-7323
Phone: 312.996.7408
Phone: 312.413.1343

Comments: Wow! these guys at UIC are great! Wonderful caring physicians that take the time you need. Very knowledgable, excellent communication and work with you and providers on getting and continuing disability/benefits. Overall A++++ team!

Patrick J. Lynch, MD

Gastroenterology / Internal Medicine
Specialty: Hepatology

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 East Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.695.8900

Comments: Good, honest, up-front doctor, who used blood transfusions to enable me to complete the treatment protocol (successfully).

Steven Flamm, MD

Hepatologist

675 N St. Claire 17th floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.695.4837

Comments: He is among the most respected in the Chicago area. He is a leader in research for Hep C and I beleive takes only Hep C patients.

AJay Bajaj, MD

Holistic

2266 N Lincoln Ave
3rd Fl
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 773.281.3670

Comments: He is a very thorough doctor and treats his patients in a holistic manner. He is an advocate of Milk Thistle as well as Vitamin E doses up to 1200 IU daily.

Steven Flamm, MD / Michael Abecassis, MD

Gastroenterologist / Transplant Surgeon

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
675 N. St. Clair
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.696-8900

Comments: The very best team around. They have taken very good care of me for 7 years

Alfred Baker, MD

Gastroenterologist

Dept. of Gastroenterology
Liver Studies Unit
5841 S. Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773.702.6145

Comments: He is kind, understanding and very compasionate. along with being an excellent doctor

Richard Hayes, MD

Gastroenterologist

4801 West Peterson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
Phone: 773.777.0078

Comments: He is straight forward, knowledgeable, a good Dr. that cares for his patients. I was his first patient, and he saved my life. He isn't afraid to stand up to HMO's, and will go the whole 9 yards for you if you are honest and straight up with him. Great guy.

Ghori Khan, MD

General Practicioner

St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Catherine Laboure Clinic
2900 N. Lakeshore Dr
Chicago, IL
Phone: 773.665.3080

Comments: Sliding scale for those who don't have insurance, wonderful and incredibly kind and respectful treatment

Donald M. Jensen, MD

Gastroenterologist

Rush Medical Center
1725 W. Harrison Street
Suite 206
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 773.942.8910

Comments: Treats B & C

Daniel R. Ganger, MD

Gastroenterologist

Rush-Presbyterian
St. Luke's Medical Center
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 773.942.8910

Comments: Dr Ganger cured my Hepititis (genotype 1a) It can happen :) I did the standard treatment along with the new drug Incivik .

Karen S. Sable, MD

Gastroenterologist

1725 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 773.942.5861

Comments: Very Good

David Van Thiel, MD

Gastroenterologist

Rush Presbyterian
1725 West Harrison Street
Suite 158
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-8910

Nikunj Shah

Hepatologist

1725 West Harrison Street
Suite 158
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312.942.8910

Comments: Specialist in Hepatitis B and C as well as liver cancer. Also investigator for ongoing hepatitis clinical trials

Toyin Adeyemi, MD

Infectious Disease

2020 W. Harrison street
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-572-4500

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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  • What Is Hepatitis C?

    Learn about the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).

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    Information about the transmission of Hepatitis C.

  • Hepatitis C Symptoms

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

  • 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.

  • Hepatitis C Alternative Therapies

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

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

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    An easy way to get involved in urging our government to do more for Hepatitis C awareness and treatment research.

  • Hepatitis B

    Numerous links to various Hepatitis B related information, including transmission, symptoms and treatment.

  • Biopsy Information

    A comprehensive resource of information relating to the liver biopsy.

  • Cirrhosis

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

  • Glossary

    Commonly used medical terms and definitions.

  • Lab Tests

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

  • Liver Cancer

    Liver Cancer/Hepatocellular Carcinoma studies, info sheets, FAQs, and analysis.

  • Liver Disease and Drugs

    An exhaustive list of links to studies, info sheets, FAQs, and analysis of the various drugs used to treat liver disease.

  • Top 5 Liver Supplements

    Provides information regarding the best known liver supporting supplements.

  • Top 5 Milk Thistles

    Provides information regarding the best known milk thistle supplements.

  • Viral Load

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

  • What is...?

    Learn more about various Hepatitis C related topics, including HCV, Ascites, Biopsies, and much more.

  • Hepatitis C Books

    Recommended reading for those interested in hepatitis information.

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