Doctor Guru's Featured Hepatologist in Singapore
Dear Patients or Readers interested in Hepatology,
by reading this we assume you have an interest in hepatology and what a hepatologist does for their profession. We would like to explain to you so that you will not be afraid of complex medical terms and meanings. You will understand your problems clearly and face them without fear.
Let Doctor Guru examine what is a hepatologist,
A hepatologist, not to be confused with a hematologist, is a medical specialist concerned in the field of hepatology. Hepatology deals with the study of the human liver, gallbladder, pancreas , the biliary tree and the diseases affecting these organs. They are also qualified to follow up of liver transplantation of a patient.
The liver is a vital organ in the human body that has many useful functions such as protein synthesis, detoxification and produce substances for digestion. The gallbladder is an organ that helps to facilitate fat digestion and concentrates bile(helps in digestion of lipids) produced by the human liver.
If you think you have issues with your body due to regular heavy alcohol intake, it may be a problem with your liver and you should be visiting the nearest hepatologist to review your condition and for immediate treatment.
If you think you have been infected with Hepatitis B virus, you must seek immediate medical attention. Up to eighty percent of liver cancer is caused by Hepatitis B virus.
Dear International Patients, why should you visit a Hepatologist in Singapore?
In Singapore, there is a long and strict process to become a doctor and to practice hepatology. It takes years of education in medicine college/university and training to qualify as a hepatologist. To perform clinical surgery, hepatologist must undergo fellowship under trained hepatologist for years.
Where can you find a Hepatologist in Singapore?
In public/private hospitals such as the department of gastroenterology and hepatology in Singapore General Hospital, national healthcare centres/centers, public/private medical clinics. For your convenience, you may search and visit the above featured hepatologists.
Dear Doctors/Dr specialising in Hepatology,
If you are keen to list as our featured hepatologist or create a basic profile, you may approach us through our online contact form to request for more information. We also provide online services if you need online assistance to expand your online visibility.
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