Advanced Liver Disease Care Now Available in a Convenient, Chicago Neighborhood
MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Health System (LUHS) has expanded its hepatology services, with physicians now available at the new Loyola Hepatology Clinic in the Dearborn Station building in the Printers’ Row neighborhood of Chicago.
Scott Cotler, MD, professor of medicine and division director of Hepatology; Jamie Berkes, MD; and Eric Kallwitz, MD; now see patients at the Loyola Hepatology Clinic in Mercy Medical at Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk, Chicago.
“Patients in the South Loop can now receive comprehensive liver-care services from a leading liver specialist without having to travel from their neighborhood,” said Larry Goldberg, president and CEO, LUHS. “Loyola has a national reputation for specialized care and we are pleased to offer clinics throughout Illinois."
Dr. Cotler specializes in management of cirrhosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, liver cancer and other causes of chronic liver disease. Renowned for his clinical translational research in liver disease, Dr. Cotler has more than 70 peer-reviewed publications. He has established a statewide liver-referral system for transplantation. In addition to the South Loop location, Loyola offers hepatology services at offices in Moline, Peoria, Rockford, Burr Ridge, Homer Glen, Elmhurst, Park Ridge and Maywood as well as in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood.
Dr. Cotler received his medical degree from University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago medical center. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Rush University Medical Center and another fellowship in hepatology at the University of Washington Medical Center. He served as chief of the section of Hepatology at University of Illinois Medical Center and professor of medicine at UIC.
Dr. Berkes is medical director of Liver Transplantation at Loyola. He received his medical degree from the University of Iowa and completed his residency, fellowship and internship at University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Kallwitz received his medical degree from Rush Medical College of Rush University and completed a residency in internal medicine at University of Chicago medical center. He completed fellowships in gastroenterology, hepatology and transplant hepatology at the University of Illinois Medical Center.
Dr. Cotler, Dr. Berkes and Dr. Kallwitz are board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.
To make an appointment with a Loyola hepatologist in Dearborn Station, or your choice of location, call 85-LIVERDOC (855-483-7362. To make an appointment online, please visit loyolamedicine.org.