Dr. George Therapondos MD
Hepatologist | Hepatology1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans LA, 70121
Dr. George Therapondos is a hepatologist practicing in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Therapondos specializes in the study of body parts such as the liver, the biliary tree, the gallbladder and the pancreas. Hepatologists manage disorders in these areas and are specifically known for treating viral hepatitis. Patients who have received liver transplants also follow up with hepatologists after their procedure.
Education and Training
Polish School of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh 1992
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