The American Liver Foundation has identified these services to make it easier for you to find doctors and liver disease specialists. If you wish to verify and/or receive a consultation, please contact the healthcare provider directly. The American Liver Foundation does not endorse, refer or recommend any individual providers listed with these services.
WebMD is an American corporation known primarily as an online publisher of news and information pertaining to human health and well-being. The site includes information pertaining to drugs. It is one of the top healthcare websites by unique visitors.
American Medical Association
The American Medical Association (AMA), founded in 1847 and incorporated in 1897, is the largest association of physicians—both MDs and DOs—and medical students in the United States.
The AMA’s mission is “to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.” The Association also publishes the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The AMA also publishes a list of Physician Specialty Codes which are the standard method in the U.S. for identifying physician and practice specialties.
Healthgrades, is a US company that provides information about physicians, hospitals and health care providers. Healthgrades has amassed information on over 3 million U.S. health care providers. According to USA Today, Healthgrades is the first comprehensive physician rating and comparison database.
Gastroenterology.com enables you to browse medical information related to gastroenterology conditions and procedures. You’ll find gastro information ranging from questions such as what is gastroenterology to tips on finding the best gastroenterologist for your particular situation. Perhaps the best part about Gastroenterology.com is that the site is completely free for consumers to use.
Get Palliative Care
Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness, such as liver disease. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is provided by a team of palliative care specialists, including doctors, nurses and social workers. The team works together with your other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and can be provided along with curative treatment.
The Palliative Care Provider Directory is a resource to help you or a loved one locate palliative care in your area. Please contact the palliative care program directly to confirm eligibility.
For more information, see our Palliative Care resource page.
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