Santa Cruz Hepatologists
- 1 Board certified
- 3 Reviews
- Average rating is 2 stars
- Average wait time is 15 minutes
Top Hepatologists in Santa Cruz, CA
A hepatologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the liver, gall bladder, pancreas and biliary tree - the path through which bile that is secreted by the liver travels to the duodenum. These organs are responsible for many essential bodily functions, such as production of hormones and enzymes, filtering the blood, detoxifying chemicals, metabolizing drugs, and digesting and processing food.
Common disorders that are treated by hepatologists are cirrhosis of the liver, gallstones, pancreatitis and hepatitis.
The area of Santa Cruz, CA has a population of approximately 97,900 people. There is 1 hepatologist near Santa Cruz, which gives it a ratio of 1 hepatologist per 97,900 residents or a ratio of 1 hepatologist per 37,039 households. There are 37,039 households in Santa Cruz.