An internist with special knowledge and the skill required of a gastroenterologist to care for patients prior to and following hepatic transplantation that spans all phases of liver transplantation. Selection of appropriate recipients requires assessment by a team having experience in evaluating the severity and prognosis of patients with liver disease. Source: American Board of Medical Specialties, 2007. www.abms.org [7/1/2007: new]
Additional Resources: American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007. http://www.abim.org/.
Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Internal Medicine.