Vijay Shah M.D., on Liver Disease, including Alcohol-Related Liver Disease
Liver disease can be inherited (genetic) or caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver, such as viruses and alcohol use. Obesity is also associated with liver damage.
Dr. Vijay Shah provides a general landscape of current treatment for alcoholic hepatitis and treatments that are in the pipeline.
With 13 specialty groups and more than 140 digestive disease specialists on staff, the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most deeply experienced in the world. Specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology have deep experience treating people with a wide range of diseases and disorders of the liver, including but not limited to those listed below.
- Alcoholic hepatitis
- Autoimmune hepatitis
- Biliary atresia
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Hepatic encephalopathy
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
- Liver cancer
- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
- Primary biliary cholangitis
- Primary sclerosing cholangitis
- Wilson's disease