Filipa Andrea Ligeiro M.D.
Hepatologist | Hepatology22 S GREENE ST BALTIMORE MD, 21201
Dr. Filipa Ligeiro is a hepatologist practicing in BALTIMORE, MD. Dr. Ligeiro 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.
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