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Patient Referred Physicians Treating Hepatitis

Houston, TX

Joseph S. Galati, MD

Hepatology / Liver Transplantation

Texas Liver Institute
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
6550 Fannin Ste 1990
Houston, TX 77303
Phone: 1-877-LIVER-SL
Phone: 713.794.0700
LiverDoc at aol dot com

Dr. Victor Ankoma-Sey

Hepatologist

Liver Associates of Texas, P.A.
University of Texas Professional Bldg.
6410 Fannin Street, Suite 225
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-799-8300
kjlc at hotmail dot com

Comments: I can't say enough good things about Dr. Ankoma-Sey or his colleague Dr. Egwim. They jumped into action when I first saw them and basically saved my life. What more could you ask?

Howard Monsour, MD

Hepatologist

Smith Tower
6550 Fannin, Ste. 1101
Houston, TX 77030.2312
Phone: 713.794.0700 ext. 15

Comments: Love Dr. Monsour...Only thing is trying to see him. They call and change appts all the time and is months out when you can reschedule.

Gene D. LeSage, MD

Gastroenterology / Hepatology
Professor of Internal Medicine

Texas Liver Institute
St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
6550 Fannin Ste 1990
Houston, TX 77303
Phone: 713.500.6677
Phone: 713.500.6699

Comments: Devotes extensive time to Hepatitis C both in practice and as research fellow; is extremely attentive to patients in a relaxed, unhurried manner; very thorough.

Alan P. Glombicki, MD

Gastroenterology

7737 Southwest Freeway
Suite 840
Houston, TX 77074
Phone: 713.777.2555

Comments: Dr. Glombicki listens to his patient's & spends time with them whether it be for lab results, checkups or just to talk. Very supportive in all aspect's of Hepatitis C!

Blaine F. Hollinger, MD

Gastroenterology

6550 Fannin
Suite 1101
Houston, TX 77303
Phone: 713.793.8966

Comments: Highly Recommended

Hashem El-Serag, MD

Gastroenterolgy

Houston VA Medical Center
(Assoc. w/Baylor College of Medicine)
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713.791.1414

Comments: Fantastic Doctor! From diagnosis to transplant meds, goes the extra mile for patient, even when transplant not done at VA. Main concern is for patient, not rules, regulations, or $.

Rise Stribling, MD

Hepatologist

Liver Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-6243

Edward Rensimer, MD

Infectious Diseases

920 Frostwood
Suite 670
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: 713.550.2000

Comments: Listens and Translates so you understand what is being said.

Gagan Sood

Hepatologist

1709 Dryden
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-8355

Prasan Jalal

Hepatologist

1709 Dryden
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-8355

Norman Sussman

Hepatologist

1709 Dryden
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-8355

John M. Vierling

Hepatologist

1709 Dryden
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-798-8355

A Tarkan Dural

Gastroenterologist

800 Peakwood Dr
Suite 7H
Houston, TX 77090
Phone: 936.321.0033

Comments: Knowledgeable. Answers questions and provides copies of all bloodwork and tests. Minimal waiting time.

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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