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Physicians Referrals Available in All States:
To find a physician in your area, call the Hepatitis Foundation International at 1-800-891-0707.

 

FIND A DOCTOR

We are fortunate in California to have so many specialists helping people with viral hepatitis. However, as individuals searching, finding a doctor can sometimes be very frustrating. Often a patient will visit or have a consult with more than one physician before settling in for the longer haul. With the large presence of managed care in California, sometimes we as the consumer or patient feel that we are limited in our choices. However, there are some excellent services and providers within these systems, Veteran clinics and hospitals, university medical centers, and private practices throughout California.

It is important to do your homework before selecting your physician. Prepare a list of questions, things that are important to you as a patient working as a team with a physician. You may want to explore the recommendation of a friend or relative. It may also be important for you to locate a physician in a university medical center setting for a second opinion or consult. Whatever your plan is for comfort and good care, do not be hesitant – you are #1!

The following information may be some helpful resources for you to explore:

The California Hepatitis Resource Center is accumulating recommendations to post on this web site as a California Physician Directory. Please send us information if you are a provider or if you are a consumer and would like others to know about a viral hepatitis specialist.

The Health Pages is an excellent web site to help you locate various pieces of information about medical care and providers 

  • Locate a physician specifically in California by specialty (gastro, internist, etc)

  • Narrow selection by various options such as driving distance, your zip code, gender preference, board certification

  • Determine health insurance coverage status for that provider

If you are in a Managed Care or HMO program, you would read the Complete Guide to Managed Care to help you with your homework on how to more efficiently maneuver through these often confusing systems. You can even compare the difference programs in different regions.

The Doctor Directory is an excellent web site that allows you to look for a physician by specialty in California and by city.

Disclaimer: This Web site provides selected information available about vital hepatitis and is updated periodically. It is important that consumers see a healthcare professional for detailed information about medical conditions and treatment. The information on this web site is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a healthcare professional, or a recommendation for any particular treatment plan. The California Hepatitis Resource Center is not recommending one therapy over another, one provider over another, and it does not endorse alternative or complementary therapy(ies) as a substitute for traditional medical care. Seek regular medical care from a licensed physician. The California Hepatitis Resource Center is not held responsible for any outcome of medical decisions made from information gathered from this web site. Information presented is to be used for educational purposes and may not be complete information on any given topic, such as side effects or contraindications of medications. While every effort is made to have current and complete information, the California Hepatitis Resource cannot be held responsible for not providing the most current and complete information on its web site.

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