Avera Medical Group Liver Disease Sioux Falls
Contact Avera Medical Group Liver Disease
The specialists at Avera Medical Group Liver Disease in Sioux Falls, SD, care for a full range of conditions affecting the liver. Call us for more information or to make an appointment.
Avera Medical Group Liver Disease is South Dakota's first practice dedicated to liver disease (hepatology). Patients experience enhanced inpatient care, more effective slowing of liver disease and a higher level of coordination pre- and post- transplant
Located in Sioux Falls, SD, our board-certified hepatologists serve the entire Avera region including South Dakota, and portions of Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska. Avera Medical Group Liver Disease is a department of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center.
Avera Medical Group Liver Disease team specializes in the care and treatment of liver disease, including:
In collaboration with Avera's multidisciplinary team, we offer specialized procedures including:
Hepatitis C Screening
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that anyone born between 1945 through 1965 get tested for Hepatitis C.
Avera Medical Group Liver Disease Sioux Falls is dedicated to the care and management of liver disease. This includes a specialized Hepatitis C clinic, offering the latest and most effective medications which can successfully treat and cure Hepatitis C. The test for Hepatitis C is a simple blood test you can get in your doctor's office. Ask your doctor about getting this simple, one-time test today.
Weekly Hepatobiliary Team Conferences bring together experts including hepatologists, surgeons, interventional and diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, infections disease physicians and oncologists.
Imaging studies (such as MRI, CT) and diagnostic procedures (such as liver biopsy and ERCP), are carefully reviewed to make expert recommendations and drive the safest and most effective patient treatment plan possible. Referring physicians are invited to participate in the conferences (in person or via teleconference), and will receive a summary report detailing the comprehensive plan of care for their patients.
Avera Medical Group Liver Disease coordinates care with:
Specialists from Avera Medical Group Liver Disease offer outreach visits in Fargo, ND, and Rapid City, SD.
A monthly Liver Disease Support Group provides education and support to liver patients and their caregivers. To learn more call 605-322-8535. Teleconferencing is available by request. Call 605-322-7350 to arrange teleconferencing at your local Avera facility.
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