Dr. Shiffman to Speak at Two Upcoming ACG Hepatitis Events in Washington D.C.

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Join Dr. Mitchell Shiffman of the Liver Institute of Virginia and his colleagues April 12-14 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in downtown Washington, DC for two ACG courses. ACG’s Hepatitis School is a day-long interactive educational program providing an immersion in hepatitis C management and a clinical update on new therapeutic modalities and approaches. The program will focus on the epidemiology of hepatitis C, the newly released cohort screening guidelines, the pre-treatment medical evaluation of the patient with hepatitis C, the currently approved therapies for hepatitis C and will discuss the pipeline of new drug development for the treatment of hepatitis C.

Following Hepatitis School, ACG’s Eastern Regional Postgraduate Course will begin. The course will tackle challenging areas in the care of patients with GI diseases, provide a review of common and often seen patient problems and provide practical approaches and solutions to patient care. Hands-on sessions will be offered and are included in the registration fee. Hands-on sessions include:

  • Hemostasis
  • Advanced Polypectomy
  • EMR
  • Barrett’s Ablation
  • ERCP
  • Enteral Stents

ACG’s Hepatitis School
Friday, April 12
9:00 am – 4:15 pm

ACG Eastern Regional Postgraduate Course
April 12-14
This course begins at 5:00 pm following ACG’s Hepatitis School.

For more information about hepatitis C treatment, to learn more about the latest liver disease clinical trials in Newport News or Richmond, or to request an evaluation with Dr. Shiffman, please visit the Liver Institute of Virginia’s website at bshr.com/liver.

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The Liver Institute of Virginia
Dr. Mitchell Shiffman is a nationally and internationally recognized authority and regularly teaches other physicians how to treat and care for various liver diseases. His practice treats patients with acute and chronic liver disease of any cause, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and patients who are either waiting for or have received a liver transplant. Educating patients about their liver disease is also a priority at the Liver Institute of Virginia, where Dr. Shiffman and his staff ensure that patients understand how liver disease is affecting their body, and how medications for treatment of liver disease are effective.

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