UMassMedical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

Education Office
Patient Information

Division of Gastroenterology

The Liver, Biliary and Pancreatic Center

Providing a Complete Range of Services

  • Liver Transplantation
  • Artificial Liver Support
  • Acute and chronic viral hepatitis
    • Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E
  • Disorders of metal storage
    • Iron-storage disease (hemochromatosis)
    • Copper-storage disease (Wilson's disease)
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Neonatal (Giant cell) hepatitis
  • Alcoholic liver diseases
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and NASH
  • Auto-immune liver diseases
  • Liver diseases associated with pregnancy
  • Metabolic diseases that may produce disorders of the liver
    • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
    • Galactosemia
    • Gaucher's Disease
    • Glycogen storage disease
    • Hereditary tyrosinemia
    • Porphyrias
  • Drug- and toxin-induced liver disease
  • Complications of liver disease
    • Ascites
    • Edema
    • Encephalopathy
    • Loss of bone mineral (osteoporosis)
    • Kidney failure
    • Liver failure
  • Biliary atresia
  • Gallstone Disease
  • Benign and malignant biliary strictures
  • Complications of biliary and pancreatic surgery
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Suspected motility disorders of the sphincter of Oddi
  • Pancreatic pseudocysts
  • Pancreatic and biliary fistulas
  • Pancreatic duct strictures
  • Pancreatic neoplasms, benign or malignant

We will review diagnostic and therapeutic alternatives, and, in collaboration with you and your patient, develop a coherent diagnostic and therapeutic plan.