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Hepatology (Liver Care)

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The diverse group of hepatology experts at Johns Hopkins provides thorough evaluation and the most up-to-date treatments for a variety of liver diseases and liver tumors.

  • Our doctors and advanced practice providers specialize in hepatology and liver transplant, and have extra training and experience in diagnosing and treating even the most complex liver diseases.
  • We practice a team approach to treatment by consulting with other Johns Hopkins experts in transplant surgery, radiology, oncology and other related specialties.
  • We provide personalized care for each patient throughout diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.

Request an Appointment

International patients can request an appointment though international patient services.


Telemedicine appointments are available with certain healthcare providers, depending on your location and the provider’s state license. 

All new patients should ask their physician to fax relevant recent medical records to 410-500-4267 (Maryland locations) or 202-660-7359 (DC locations), including labs, CT or MRI scans, radiology reports, liver biopsy reports, physician notes, etc. 


What to Expect During Your Appointment

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When you come to the appointment with one of our liver disease experts, we’ll start by asking you questions about your health and performing a physical exam. The doctor will review your recent test results and might recommend further tests to examine your liver function and help confirm a suspected diagnosis. Additional tests may include:

  • Imaging tests such as a CT scan, an ultrasound, MRI or noninvasive measurement of liver fibrosis
  • A liver biopsy
  • A comprehensive metabolic blood test to examine liver and kidney function, as well as testing blood for signs of infection or certain genetic markers
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography or endoscopic ultrasound
  • Other tests as needed

Conditions We Treat

Explore symptoms, diagnosis, causes and other information about the liver conditions we treat.


Hepatology Team

Advanced Practice Providers

  • Jae Lee, M.S.N.,C.R.N.P.

    Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

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  • Kate Lee-Young, D.N.P., C.R.N.P.

    Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

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