Field: Liver Disease

Location:  Ochsner Clinical School 

Type of student:  Both types will be considered (i.e. you are flexible with your project/s) 

Brief overview:

Dr. Therapondos is currently working on multiple projects studying liver disease and its complications, liver transplantation and quality of life issues in liver patients.  Below are titles of some currently open studies: 

  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in diabetics: determining the prevalence of advance liver fibrosis in diabetics in a tertiary referral center
  • Does elective endoscopic variceal ligation require prophylactic antibiotics?
  • Sarcopenia Predicts Poor Recovery In Liver Transplant 



Dr George Therapondos

Physician and Section Head, Hepatology
Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA