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i am a transplant hepatologist

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diane Lewis Nov 12, 2011. 22 Replies

I am newly joined and am a transplant hepatologist

 

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Melinda left a comment for liver doc
"I had my liver transplant in 2000, we were taught to avoid Grapefruit. Now I am reading pomegranate is also something that should be avoided, is this true? Also is Kombucha tea safe for liver transplant recipients?"
Jan 26, 2013
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Aug 12, 2012
Cisco left a comment for liver doc
"What's up Doc? (I always wanted to say that) Happy birthday Doc! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm CDT. Hope to see you there!"
Aug 12, 2012
Diane Lewis replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"Dear Dr.  Transplant Hepatologist,   Thank you for joining.  Is there a name that you would like to be addressed by on this site, or will Dr. TH work? My question is what percentage of your patients are able to return to work…"
Nov 12, 2011
liver doc replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"it definitely contributes but there is a general lack of awareness overall in the population about the need for and benefits of transplantation."
Oct 20, 2011
liver doc replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"in New york state the consent rate to be an organ donor on the motor vehicle license is below 20%, which is much much lower than in the rest of the country.  this is one of many reasons why wait list times for all organs are much longer in NY…"
Oct 20, 2011
Rita replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"Really, I was never away of this in the medical community. I always thought it was the average "Joe" that had difficulties with understanding due to lack of exposure and education regarding transplants."
Oct 20, 2011
liver doc replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"there unfortunately is still a lot of distrust in the medical community regarding organ donation.  these type of public awareness approaches are essential to help turn the tide."
Oct 20, 2011
Hostess Risé replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"Hi Liver doc   It is too bad that we do not have public service announcements sharing transplant stories.  The show Three Rivers was great-too bad it was cancelled.   Thankfully, we have transplant organizations that are working on…"
Oct 20, 2011
liver doc replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"does anyone have some innovative ideas of how we can increase organ donation rates across the country?"
Oct 19, 2011
Hostess Risé replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"Hello Liver doc   When you have a moment of free time please create a new thread and ask some questions.  I welcome you to participate by asking a general or specific question to start with.   This will be fun and…"
Oct 19, 2011
liver doc replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"i presume so.  I just recently joined."
Oct 10, 2011
Hostess Risé replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"Thank you Liver doc. Are you a member of our liver group?"
Oct 10, 2011
liver doc replied to liver doc's discussion 'i am a transplant hepatologist'
"i am not a surgeon and havent had a transplant.  i have been taking care of liver transplant pts for about 15 years so i hope to be able provide insight to any transplant-related medical questions you guys might have."
Oct 10, 2011

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Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
i am a liver transplant doctor
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
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How many years have you had your Transplant for?
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I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
it is important to increase awareness of the need for organ donation
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
mount sinai medical center NYC

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At 6:39am on August 12, 2013, David said…

 Happy Birthday Doc ! 

At 9:54pm on January 26, 2013, Melinda said…

I had my liver transplant in 2000, we were taught to avoid Grapefruit. Now I am reading pomegranate is also something that should be avoided, is this true? Also is Kombucha tea safe for liver transplant recipients?

At 9:23pm on August 12, 2012, Mr. T said…

Happy Birthday Liver Doctor. I hope you had a Great day,

Mr. T

At 8:41am on August 12, 2012, Cisco said…

What's up Doc? (I always wanted to say that) Happy birthday Doc! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm CDT. Hope to see you there!

At 6:03am on August 12, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Doc ! 

At 10:03am on September 1, 2011, DAP1122 (Don) said…
Live Doc .... hello and welcome. We always enjoying hearing from those that saved our lives!
 
 
 

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