Hepatology (Liver Disease)
Our multi-disciplinary approach to treating liver disease provides a system of comprehensive care. Depending on your individual need, UI Hospital has two state-of-the-art facilities to ensure a consistent, cohesive, quality of care for both inpatient and outpatient services. The team of expert physicians at The Walter Payton Liver Center (inpatient care) and Bobbie and Marvin Fink Family Liver Clinic (outpatient care) plan to meet their goal of finding a cure for liver disease by 2020. All liver disease patients begin their care at the Fink Clinic, with the Payton Center providing specialized treatment. Parallel with a focus on unique or advanced diseases, physicians, and primary nurses ensure that each patient receives personalized care. The goal is to provide a consistent level of services and improved quality of life for liver patients and their families.
There are many therapeutic options available for liver cancer, which can be treated with medication, resection, transplantation, minimally invasive ablation techniques (ethanol injection) and cryotherapy (freezing) or a combination of these approaches.
Inpatient care: At the Walter Payton Liver Center our patients are cared for by integrating the most advanced research, medical care and surgical treatment available for those with liver disease.
Outpatient care: Our physicians at the Bobbie and Marvin Fink Family Liver Clinic help patients make informed decisions regarding their health and well-being. Our team solutions may include surgical resection, killing the tumor through heat, or treatment with the newest chemotherapy drug.
Our TeamOur physicians help patients to make informed decisions regarding their health and well-being. We have a remarkable long-term survival record and an exceptional system for post-transplant follow-up care.
Outpatient Care Center
1801 West Taylor
Chicago, IL 60612
To request an appointment, please call 866.600.CARE