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University of Miami Hospital

Please obtain copies of all pertinent medical records, blood test results, from your personal physician and hospital. We request that you do not mail important medical information because it may not arrive in time for your procedure. It is also helpful to bring a list of all current medications including herbal and over-the-counter medications.

Outpatient Procedure

Do not take aspirin, NSAID’s or blood thinners seven to ten days before your procedure. Plan to arrive two hours before the procedure for blood work and registration. Please go to the admitting office located on the 2nd floor lobby area of the University of Miami Hospital to be registered for the test procedure. Hand carry with you your insurance card and any pertinent medical records.

Services Include:

  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cholangiography (ERCP)
  • Percutaneous Liver Biopsy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Paracentesis
  • Injection
  • Banding
  • Liver Cancer
  • Clinical Trials
  • Transplant Evaluations
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Autoimmune Liver Diseases
  • Liver tumor / Benign and Malignant

The Center for Liver Diseases offers a unique experience in treating, diagnosing and the ability to coordinate multi discipline approach to patient care with all forms of liver diseases.

Leopoldo R. Arosemena

Leopoldo R. Arosemena, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty: Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine

Appointments: 305-355-5000

Kalyan R. Bhamidimarri

Kalyan R. Bhamidimarri, M.D.; MPH
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Specialty: Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine, Hepatology - Internal Medicine

Appointments: 305-243-5787

Dana L. Goldner

Dana L. Goldner, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Specialty: Pediatric Transplant Hepatology - Pediatrics

Appointments: 305-243-3166

Maria D. Hernandez

Maria D. Hernandez, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Specialty: Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine

Appointments: 305-243-5787

Lennox J. Jeffers

Lennox J. Jeffers, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Professor of Medicine

Specialty: Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Appointments: 305-243-5787

Patricia D. Jones

Patricia D. Jones, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Specialty: Pediatrics, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine, Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Appointments: 305-243-5787

Emory M. Manten

Emory M. Manten, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine, Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine

Appointments: 052-343-8644, Ext. 1

Paul  Martin

Paul Martin, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Chief, Division of Hepatology

Specialty: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine, Hepatology - Internal Medicine

Appointments: 305-243-5787

Eugene R. Schiff

Eugene R. Schiff, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Professor of Medicine

Specialty: Hepatology - Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine

Appointments: 305-243-5787

Lesley J. Smith

Lesley J. Smith, M.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Specialty: Pediatric Transplant Hepatology - Pediatrics

Appointments: 305-243-4000