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In the next several days, acces to your medical records will be available for those that are patients of our practice at Liver Specialists of Texas. Through eMDs, the electronic medical record that we use, a "patient portal" will be established.
Before logging into the portal, you must first be issues a login and password. This can be done by first filling out this electronic release form that our office must process. It only takes a few minutes, but is the first step to accessing your files. The release form can be downloaded here.
The Patient Portal is a web-based system that serves as a secure communication link between you and the clinic. When you log in to the Portal with your private user name and password, you can see information that is pulled from your electronic record at the clinic and displayed on the web page.
After logging in to Portal, you can:
•Use the messaging feature to communicate with clinic staff.

•View your health summary information.
•Send health summary information update requests if you notice missing information.
•View results of lab and other diagnostic tests.
•Schedule, confirm, cancel, or reschedule an appointment.
•Add an appointment request to your wait list.
•Request a referral or a medication refill.
Print or save an electronic copy of your Health Summary using the standard Continuity of Care Record (CCR) format.
To access the patient portal, you start by heading to our practice website.  On the homepage, there is a new login link that will take you to the patient portal entry.
Instructions posted below with the attached PDF file can guide you through the login process.
Prior to obtaining permission, you will need to receive a secure password that allows you entry into the system.

Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease

Obesity, and all of its related complications, is more serious than most adults in America believe. More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease, and certain types of cancer, are some of the leading causes of preventable death. We are seeing an increase in the number of young children and adolescents developing obesity, and all of the related complications.

The cost of obesity is staggering, with annual medical cost of obesity exceeding $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars. The medical costs for people who are obese were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight.

Dr. Galati and the Liver Specialists of Texas team are dedicated to evaluate, treat, and manage all aspects of obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD and NASH), including the complication of cirrhosis and liver failure. Developing a customized plan of care for each patient they see is their objective.

Liver Transplant Resources

Dr. Galati has been involved in Liver Transplantation since 1989. As Medical Director for the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at Houston Methodist Hospital, Dr. Galati has cared for thousands of patients with advanced liver disease. In those with the most severe form of advanced liver disease and cirrhosis, liver transplantation is a life-saving surgery. For more information on liver transplantation, click here.

Indications for liver transplant include:

Online LIVER Second Opinion

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    From the comfort of your home, without the need to spend additional money on travel, lodging, and food, receive and expert second opinion from the expert physicians at Liver Specialists of Texas

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    There are five steps in the process of requesting a second opinion. We anticipate the steps will take you about 30-65 minutes to complete.

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    Have your medical records or those of your loved one on hand as you fill out the medical history questionnaire portion of the online process. The medical history questionnaire is detailed so having medical records to quickly reference will help make the process more efficient.

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    To start the process of an Online Liver Second Opinion, please fill out the initial contact form and fax back to our office. A representative from our office will call you for additional details.