Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Liver Specialist?
The liver is the largest organ of the body and carries out essential functions of metabolism, immunity and creating enzymes for our digestive processes. Liver doctors specialize in diagnosing, treating and managing problems associated with the liver. They also treat conditions associated with the gallbladder, pancreas and biliary tract. Liver specialists are also known as hepatologists. Hepatologists can also help prevent liver diseases.
Why Would You Need to See a Liver Specialist?
When your primary doctor feels like you may be suffering from any disease that may involve the liver, they will refer you to a liver specialist doctor.
Is a Gastroenterologist the Same as a Liver Specialist?
No, Gastroenterologists specialise in treating, managing and diagnosing diseases of the gastrointestinal organs which include the stomach, liver, pancreas, intestines, and gallbladder. While gastroenterologists can also treat liver diseases, Liver specialists are experts in the hepatic and biliary systems.
How Can I See a Liver Specialist in Delhi if I Have a Liver Problem?
You can see the best liver specialist doctors at BLK Super Speciality Max Hospital by booking an In-Hospital appointment or video consultation, at https://appointment.blkmaxhospital.com/
What Will a Liver Specialist Do?
A liver specialist is an expert in diagnosing, managing and treating conditions related to the hepato-biliary system, which includes the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and gallbladder duct system. Liver specialists are also called hepatologists.
What conditions and diseases do Liver specialists treat?
Liver speciality doctors treat, manage and diagnose all conditions related to the liver. Some conditions treated by liver specialist doctors are:
Alcohol-related liver syndromes
Alcoholic Fatty liver disease
Chronic Liver disease
Hepatitis A, B, C ,D E
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis