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Dr. Gish
Dr. Gish began his medical training in 1974 when he was enrolled into the Pharmacy School at the University of Kansas. Dr. Gish transferred to the University of Kansas Medical School in 1977 and finished his MD degree in 1980. Dr. Gish went on to complete a 3 year Internal Medicine residency at the University of California, San Diego and a 4 year Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles during which time he was award the NIH Physician Scientist Award to study calcium signaling in liver cells.

After completing his training, Dr. Gish moved to San Francisco and took a position at the California Pacific Medical Center (formerly known as Pacific Presbyterian Hospital). He became the Co-Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program in 1988 and then the Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program in 1994. In that role he developed a outreach program that eventually served over 35,000 patients in the Northern California and Nevada regions, and made the CPMC a leading liver transplant center.

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  Current Treatment Guidelines for Chronic Hepatitis B and Their Applications.
 
  Letter to California Technology Assessment Forum
 
  Hepatitis delta: epidemiology, diagnosis and management 36 years after discovery.
 
  Extending survival with the use of targeted therapy in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.
 
  One-step real-time PCR assay for detection and quantitation of hepatitis D virus RNA
 
 
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  Video Lecture - CIRRHOSIS (LIVER SCARRING) by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - TIPSS by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - LIVER BIOPSY by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - LIVER & NUTRITION IN CIRRHOSIS by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - HEPATITIS C (HCV) by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - HEPATITIS B (HBV) by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - NASH (FATTY LIVER) by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - BENIGN (NON-CANCEROUS) LIVER TUMORS by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS by Dr. Robert Gish
  Video Lecture - LIVER CANCER, HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA, AND HEPATOMA by Dr. Robert Gish
   
  Abnormal Liver Tests: work-up and diagnosis
  HCV: management of the patient with Cirrhosis: a focus on treatment
  Don't interfere! My first choice is always nucs.
  HCV – Treat now!
  Cirrhosis and Coagulation A Paradigm of Awareness 2014
  Current Therapy of Hepatitis B Planning for 2014 and beyond - SOTA 2014
  Hepatitis E: E is for Elusive
  The HCV Treatment Revolution: A view from the Community Health Center
  State of the Art Therapy for HCV
   
   
  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Reports from the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  Educational eNewsletter
   
   
  Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Review of Diagnostic Methods
  Educational eNewsletter
   
   
  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Prophylactic Therapy to Prevent Hepatic Encephalopathy
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Dr. Gish formed the medical consulting firm Robert G. Gish Consultants LLC in 2013 to assist liver and liver transplant programs with their operational, outreach, compliance, financial planning and program development. His firm also provides consultations with Pharma and a means of interaction between the pharmaceutical industry and CME organizations in addition to promoting liver health policies throughout the world.

 
 
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  Roche buys U.S. biotech Jecure in race for liver disease drugs  
  11-27-2018  
     
  REFILE-Alcohol consumption cutoffs do not identify gastric bypass patients with alcohol problems  
  11-26-2018  
     
  Alcohol consumption cutoffs do not identify gastric bypass patients with alcohol problems  
  11-26-2018  
     
  In half of hepatitis C patients, DAA treatment can shortened to 6 weeks  
  11-23-2018  
     
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  Journal Abstracts  
  Impact of Substance Use Disorder on the Rate of Sustained Virological Response in Veterans With Chronic Hepatitis C Treated With Direct-Acting Antivirals  
     
  The successful scale-up of direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatments will benefit from concerted investments in implementation science  
     
  A global meta-analysis on HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B among people who inject drugs - do gender differences vary by country-level indicators?  
     
  The Psychomotor Vigilance Task: Role in the Diagnosis of Hepatic Encephalopathy and Relationship with Driving Ability  
     
  Frailty Associated With Waitlist Mortality Independent of Ascites and Hepatic Encephalopathy in a Multi-Center Study  
     
  Is there increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence in liver transplant patients with direct-acting antiviral therapy?  
     
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