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We are very proud of the staff at Liver Specialists of Texas. The patients that we care for many times have complex medical and surgical problems, requiring the upmost attention to detail, and to observe the response to the treatment plans we select for them.
The staff at Liver Specialists of Texas includes Liver Disease and Liver Transplant trained Physician Assistants, and certified Nurse Practitioners with medical, cardiovascular, and transplant intensive care training, Certified Medical Assistants, and bachelors degree staff, working various patient and customer service positions.
Ongoing continuing education takes place with all staff members, reviewing the latest research and publications in the fields of hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and a wide range of digestive disorders, as well as attending local and national medical conferences each year. All of the staff at Liver Specialists of Texas are current on all of the latest breakthroughs, allowing them to share this information with our patients and their families, educating them on strategies to remain engaged in their own care.
Liver Specialists of Texas is always looking for the highest quality staff to care for our patients. If you are well trained, have at least 5 years of office or hospital experience, are motivated to think “outside of the box”, a self-starter, and enthusiastic, kindly send your resume with a cover letter stating why you want to join our team to Teresa Cruz or give her a call at (713) 794-0700.
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.
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:
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
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.
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.
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.