Liver Center – Patient Care and Treatment

Penn State Liver Center provides advanced expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex liver disease using the latest and most effective medical and surgical therapies to improve quality of life for our patients.

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, sign in to My Penn State Hershey Health, or call

844-259-3317

Convenient, Collaborative Care

Our Liver Center specialists work together to evaluate patients on the same day in order to streamline patient care and facilitate multispecialty management, offering added convenience for patients and families. We collaborate with you to develop the best treatment plan for optimal outcomes. We also support the psychological, nutritional, emotional and social work needs of our patients.

Conditions We Treat

Our team treats conditions including:

  • Hepatitis C and other forms of hepatitis
  • Liver cancer and bile duct cancer
  • Rare liver tumors, such as neuroendocrine tumors
  • Liver masses and cysts
  • Portal hypertension
  • Chronic inflammatory liver disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Complications of liver cirrhosis such as pulmonary hypertension or high blood pressure, hepatopulmonary syndrome, and hepatorenal syndrome
  • Acute liver failure
  • All other causes of chronic liver disease

Treatments We Offer

Examples of the treatments we offer for liver diseases include:

  • Novel Hepatitis C treatment regimens
  • Specialty clinic for patients with Child A cirrhosis
  • Multidisciplinary management for liver cancer including local therapies using radiofrequency, microwave, and alcohol ablation; regional liver therapies using transarterial chemo embolization (TACE) and radioactive bead embolic therapy; and external beam radiation or stereotactic body radiotherapy for locally advanced liver cancer
  • Complex and minimally invasive hepatobiliary surgery for bile duct injuries, biliary obstruction, and benign and malignant tumors of the liver and biliary system
  • Portal vein embolization
  • Transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt (TIPS)
  • Deceased donor liver transplantation
  • Live donor liver transplantation

Transplant Surgery

The Division of Transplant Surgery performs liver transplants and the other types of transplant surgeries at Hershey Medical Center.

Learn more about Transplant Surgery.