Liver Disease and Liver Transplant
UCSF Liver Disease and Liver Transplant specializes in diagnosing and treating liver diseases as well as treating patients before and after liver transplants. We provide a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic options.
We offer a Women's Liver Clinic with Dr. Monika Sarkar for dedicated management of reproductive health in women with liver disease. Consultations include management of liver issues during pregnancy, as well as management of fatty liver in reproductive-age women, including women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
After Living Liver Donor Surgery
Learn what to expect following Living Liver Donor Surgery, including length of hospitalization, scarring, pain management, when you can eat and more.
Background on Living Liver Donors
Are you interested in becoming a liver donor? Learn how to qualify, about the process including, blood type, evaluation, and the chances of success.
Becoming a Living Donor
There are two types of organ transplants capable of using living donors: liver transplants and kidney transplants. Learn more about how to become a donor now.
Evaluation to be a Living Liver Donor
Find frequently asked questions regarding evaluation for becoming a living liver donor including, the purpose of the evaluation process and more.
FAQ: Getting a Liver Transplant
Find commonly asked questions regarding getting a liver transplant including, who gets priority, whether there's a way to expedite the process, and more.
Liver Transplant Glossary
Use this Liver Transplant Glossary to help you understand some of the esoteric language and terms including, Angiogram, Echocardiogram, Sclerotherapy, and more.
Living Donor Liver Transplant: The Facts
In the U.S., there are over 17,000 patients on the liver waiting list, but only enough donated livers to perform about 5,000 transplants per year. Learn more.
D. Montgomery Bissell
Jennifer C. Lai
MD, MBA, FACPHepatologist
Jennifer Cohen Price
NP, MSNNurse practitioner
NPPediatric nurse practitioner
Melody O'Donnell Champagne
MPH, FNPNurse practitioner
Longitudinal Study of the Porphyrias
The objective of this protocol is to conduct a longitudinal multidisciplinary investigation of the human porphyrias including the natural history, morbidity, pregnancy outcomes, and mortality in people with these dis...
Harvoni Treatment Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
In the medical literature there case reports that Harvoni improves symptoms in patients with PCT. However, this has never been systematically tested. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to assess whether Harvoni ...
HOPE in Action Trial of HIV+ Deceased Donor Liver Transplants for HIV+ Recipients
The primary objective of this study is to determine if an HIV-infected donor liver (HIVD+) transplant is safe with regards to major transplant-related and HIV-related complications
Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation
This will be a prospective cohort study of patients with cirrhosis who are listed for liver transplantation. Subjects will undergo geriatric assessments of frailty, functional status, and disability using functional ...
Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Obeticholic Acid in Subjects With Compensated Cirrh...
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate whether obeticholic acid (OCA; INT-747) can lead to histological improvement in fibrosis with no worsening of NASH in adults with compensated cirrhosis due to NASH.
A Multi-Center Trial to Study Acute Liver Failure in Adults
The purpose of this study is to collect clinical and epidemiological data as well as serum, plasma, urine, tissue and DNA samples on individuals who have acute liver failure and on individuals who have acute liver in...
Exercise Intervention in Liver Transplant Patients
The purpose of this study is to learn more about the effects of exercise on functional status and outcomes on patients with end-stage liver disease on the liver transplant waiting list and who have undergone liver tr...
Case Management and Social Work
Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
Organ Transplant Support Groups
The UCSF Heart Transplant/LVAD Support Group offers peer-based support for heart transplant patients and patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).
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Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
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What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
Liver Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic
1701 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0316
Liver Transplant at Fremont
1900 Mowry Ave., Suite 1
Fremont, CA 94538
Liver Transplant at Fresno
2335 E. Kashian Lane, Suite 220
Fresno, CA 93701
Liver Transplant at Modesto
1444 Florida Ave., Suite 100
Modesto, CA 95350
Liver Transplant at Santa Clara
751 S. Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128
Liver Transplant at Walnut Creek
1450 Treat Blvd., Suite 250B
Walnut Creek, CA 94597