Topic: Hepatology (Liver Disease)

Liver Disease and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Can the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine cause COVID-19 infection? The COVID-19 vaccines currently available, Moderna and Pfizer, are not live vaccines. Therefore, they cannot cause a COVID-19 infection in the recipient.…

Alcohol, Coffee, and Holiday Excess: A Hepatology Perspective

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
With the beginning of the year, comes the usual rush of consults to my office for abnormal liver tests. Perhaps it’s a coincidence, but my suspicion is that these visits…

Recently Diagnosed with Chronic Hepatitis C? Here’s What You Need to Know

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
You may have not known you had hepatitis C until you were diagnosed– many people do not feel sick or show signs. Being diagnosed with hepatitis C can feel scary,…

World Hepatitis Day 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Liver Clinic at The Oregon Clinic First in Nation to Receive Prestigious NCQA Recognition

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Patient-Centered Specialty Practice certification demonstrates that The Liver Clinic provides effective, evidence-based care to patients with specialty care needs The Liver Clinic, part of The Oregon Clinic’s Gastroenterology – East…

“Breakthrough Drug” for Hepatitis C Within Reach

Wednesday, January 1, 2014
On December 6, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the eagerly awaited Hepatitis C medication sofosbuvir (Sovaldi™, Gilead Sciences, Inc.) and gave it the designation of “breakthrough therapy”. An…

What Does the Liver Do and Why Should I Care?

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Read all about how important your liver is! What does my liver do? The liver is an important organ responsible for: processing drugs and detoxifying poisonous chemicals in our blood,…