The hepatology service currently receives 1,000 new patient referrals per year, drawing from a 250-mile radius of the University of Rochester Medical Center. The Medical Center operates multi-organ transplant programs, performing liver, kidney, pancreas and heart transplants. The liver, kidney and pancreas transplant programs are integrated into a co-localized solid organ transplant service line structure with the common goal of efficiently utilizing shared resources to improve patient care. The URMC Liver Transplant Program has performed over 1500 liver transplants since 1992 and is the only program in New York State outside of the New York City area.
The University of Rochester Medical Center'sDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is the region's leading tertiary/quaternary level academic Gastroenterology & Hepatology practice with an excellent national reputation. The Division enjoys a large, robust regional referral practice in gastroenterology subspecialties, with investments in industry-leading endoscopic technology and excellent facilities, support and infrastructure. There is a strong medical center commitment to continued growth and expansion. Various research opportunities are available through a well-staffed clinical trials section within the division, and through collaborations with institutional expertise in cancer and stem cell biology, vaccine biology and a clinical and translational science institute.
The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 11,100 students.Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 10:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.