The Liver Institute Opens in South Florida

Board Certified Infectious Disease providers to offer personalized,
state-of–the-art care in Ft. Lauderdale to treat acute and chronic liver
disease, including Hepatitis B and C

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The
Liver Institute
, a state-of-the-art clinic specializing in
evaluating, managing, and treating acute and chronic liver disease, will
hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for its new South Florida
location at 700 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Suite 201 in Ft. Lauderdale on Wednesday,
August
3rd, from 5:00
– 7:00 p.m
.

Under the leadership of Dr. Julia Torres, The Liver Institute
South Florida’s team of Board Certified/Eligible Infectious Disease
Specialists and Internal Medicine Specialists will offer a
multi-disciplinary approach to treating complex viral infections such as
Hepatitis B, C, and HIV/AIDS and will utilize the most recent treatment
guidelines, medications and technologies for treatment, including onsite
FibroScan services. FibroScan is a recently FDA-approved technology to
measure liver elasticity and grade liver damage that is a noninvasive,
painless alternative to liver biopsy.

The Liver Institute South Florida accepts most major insurances and will
offer appointments Mondays from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and Tuesdays and
Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled by
calling (954) 761-2224.

WHAT:
Grand Opening for The Liver Institute South Florida

WHEN:
Wednesday, August 3rd
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:
700 S.E. 3rd Avenue
Suite 201
Ft.
Lauderdale, FL 33316

In addition to offering providers with tenured experience in disease
evaluation and treating complex viral infections such as Hepatitis B,
Hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS, The Liver Institute South Florida includes
pharmacists who will guide patients through the treatment process with
patient education, case management, and assistance with the insurance
approval process. The pharmacist also serves as a liaison to the primary
care provider and office throughout the patient’s care.

The overall clinical approach of The Liver Institute, which also
operates locations in Los Angeles, CA, and Brooklyn, NY, is to:

  • Deliver state-of-the-art technology and provide innovative drug
    therapy.
  • Work in partnership with clinical trials in both diagnostic and
    therapeutic treatment areas.
  • Offer onsite benefits specialists to navigate through the insurance
    process.
  • Contain onsite blood draws with results evaluated and provided by our
    clinicians.
  • Provide FibroScan services by certified clinicians.
  • Include a staff pharmacist who provides personalized treatment
    education and guidance through the clinical process.

ABOUT THE LIVER INSTITUTE:

The Liver Institute provides compassionate, personalized,
state-of-the-art care with a multi-disciplinary approach to evaluate and
manage acute and chronic liver disease, including Hepatitis B & C viral
infections. Comprised of Board Certified Infectious Disease physicians
with years of experience in disease evaluation and treating complex
viral infections, The Liver Institute utilizes technology and innovative
drug therapy to provide inclusive services that supports our patients
and reduces the risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver transplants.
For more information, visit www.theliverinstitute.org

Contacts

AHF Southern Bureau
Imara Canady, +1-404-870-7789
Regional
Director, Communications and Community Engagement
imara.canady@aidshealth.org
mobile:
+1-954-952-0258
or
AHF
Ged Kenslea, +1-323-308-1833
Senior
Director, Communications
gedk@aidshealth.org
mobile:
+1-323-791-5526
or
AHF
Christopher Johnson, +1-323-960-4846
Associate
Director of Communications
christopher.johnson@aidshealth.org
mobile:
+1-310-880-9913