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General Hepatology Center of Excellence

  • John Jacobs, MD John Jacobs, MD
    John Jacobs, MD

Only University-based liver disease center on the west coast of Florida

Focal clinical disease interests (or, specializing in the evaluation and management of)

  • Elevated liver tests
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis B
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
  • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Compensated cirrhosis

Specialized offered testing includes

  • Resistance-associated variants testing for hepatitis C
  • FibroSure
  • FibroScan
  • Liver biopsy
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

For patients with decompensated cirrhosis or patients being considered for liver transplantation, we recommend referral to Tampa General Medical Group Transplant Hepatology, (813) 844-5460.

USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (813) 974-4115.