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The Liver Centre is a not for profit centre set up in October 2001 by gastroenterologists, Dr Lloyd Dorrington and Dr David Robinson to provide information and support to health professionals and the general public on a range of liver diseases. These diseases include Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Haemochromatosis, Fatty liver and Alcohol related liver disease. Dr. George Ostapowicz joined the Liver Centre in September 2015 on the retirement of Dr. Robinson.
Dr. Ostapowicz trained in Newcastle, Melbourne and Dallas, Texas USA. He moved to the Gold Coast in 2001. Dr. Ostapowicz has over 20 years experience in treating patients with all aspects of liver disease. His medical interest and expertise covers the breadth of hepatology including Hepatitis B and C. Dr. Ostapowicz has significant research experience in hepatology, has published articles and presented at national and international conferences.
Dr Dorrington, who trained in Brisbane, Sydney and London, is well known and respected on the Gold Coast for his expertise and interest in Hepatitis C. He established the Liver Clinic at Gold Coast Hospital and for many years was involved in research trials using Interferon therapy and later Combination therapy (Interferon and Ribavirin) for treatment of people with Hepatitis C. Dr Dorrington also has had a long involvement as a guest speaker at the local Hepatitis C Support group as well as being a regular presenter at Hepatitis C education seminars for GP’s and other health professionals on the Gold Coast.
Dr Ellison also has a strong interest in Hepatitis and other liver-related conditions.
Julie Elmes is a registered nurse who has extensive experience in the management of Hepatitis C. Her role at the Liver Centre is to support people who are considering or undergoing treatment for Hepatitis C.
The Aims of the Liver Centre
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