Hepatology Program

Part of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the UPMC Children’s Hepatology Program offers consultative services and comprehensive care for children with a wide range of liver and hepatobiliary disorders. Among the services provided at the Hepatology Program are:

  • Inpatient and outpatient consultation.
  • Diagnosis using a variety of serologic, metabolic, molecular, histologic, radiographic and endoscopic examinations.
  • Comprehensive therapeutic care plans.
  • Collaborative consultation and care with the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation and the Division of Pediatric Surgery for liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery (biliary atresia, biliary cysts, liver tumors, portosystemic shunts, etc.), and other innovative surgical approaches to liver disease in children.
  • Long-term follow-up care.
  • State-of-the-art clinical research.

What Hepatology Conditions Do You Treat at UPMC Children's Hospital?

Doctors in UPMC Children's Hepatology Program diagnose and treat:

  • Acute liver failure
  • Autoimmune liver disease and sclerosing cholangitis
  • Biliary atresia
  • Cholestasis in infants and children
  • Cirrhosis and its complications
  • Metabolic liver disease
  • Portal hypertension
  • Steatotic liver disease (fatty liver disease)
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Wilson disease

Contact the Hepatology Program

To learn more or make an appointment with a hepatology expert, call 412-692-5180.