Academic Liver Disease Care in a Convenient, Community Setting
MAYWOOD, Ill. – Loyola University Health System (LUHS) has expanded its hepatology services with physicians now available at the new Loyola Hepatology Clinic in Moline.
Scott Cotler, MD, professor of Medicine and division director of Hepatology, now sees patients at 545 Valley View Drive, in Moline.
“Patients in the Quad Cities can now receive comprehensive liver-care services from a leading liver specialist without having to travel from their hometown,” said Larry Goldberg, president and CEO, LUHS. “Loyola has a national reputation for specialized care and we are pleased to now branch beyond Chicago to offer clinics in the Illinois cities of Rockford, Peoria and Moline."
Dr. Cotler specializes in the management and treatment 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 Moline, Dr. Cotler cares for patients at Loyola offices in Rockford, Peoria, Burr Ridge, Homer Glen and Maywood as well as in the Dearborn Station building in the Loop and in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood.
Dr. Cotler received his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed a residency in internal medicine at University of Chicago Hospitals. He completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Rush University Medical Center and a fellowship in hepatology at the University of Washington Medical Center. He served as chief, Section of Hepatology, and professor of Medicine at UIC.
Dr. Cotler is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.
To make an appointment with a Loyola hepatologist in Moline or your choice of location, call 85-LIVERDOC (855-483-7362). To make an appointment online, please visit loyolamedicine.org.