Penn Medicine's Viral Hepatitis Clinic provides comprehensive and specialized treatment for individuals with viral hepatitis, including hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and for those co-infected with hepatitis and HIV. Our experienced team provides outstanding, individualized care that greatly improves your quality of life if you're living with chronic hepatitis.
Viral Hepatitis Services
Our Viral Hepatitis Clinic offers a multitude of services tailored to your needs as someone living with chronic viral hepatitis. Our program includes:
- Access to cutting-edge therapies in clinical trials (when available)
- Counseling and psychological support
- Development of nutritional programs
- Education for patients and families
- Implementation of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — approved treatments for viral hepatitis
- Liver function assessment
- Physical evaluation of patients with confirmed or suspected acute or chronic infections due to hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis D/delta virus (HDV), including those co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
Providing Leading-Edge Treatment
Our physicians have extensive experience treating chronic hepatitis and our clinical services are among the best in the nation. Our practice is equipped to accommodate weekly visits, administer medications and assist with accessing pharmacy services during hepatitis treatment. It is possible, depending upon you and your type of virus, that you can be cured with the latest advancements in anti-viral medications available at Penn. These medications destroy the virus, putting a stop to further progressive liver damage. In addition to the latest treatments, our clinic frequently participates in leading-edge clinical trials, giving our patients access to novel and effective therapies to treat hepatitis.
Make an Appointment
If you're interested in a consultation, call 800-789-7366 (PENN) to request an appointment. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. There is a physician on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for emergency concerns. You may be asked the reason for the appointment so you may be scheduled with a physician specializing in that clinical area.
To prepare for your appointment, please have the following information on hand:
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