Hepatology is the medical specialty that focuses on the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders related to the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas. It is a branch of internal medicine with a particular emphasis on the functions and diseases of these organs, as well as their interactions with the digestive and metabolic processes of the body.

Hepatologists are medical doctors who specialize in hepatology. They have expertise in a wide range of conditions affecting the liver and related organs, including:

  • Viral hepatitis (such as hepatitis B and C)
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Cirrhosis and its complications
  • Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma)
  • Autoimmune liver diseases (such as autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis)
  • Genetic liver diseases
  • Biliary tract diseases (gallstones, biliary obstruction)
  • Pancreatic disorders
  • Metabolic liver diseases






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