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Wilson Disease Physician Contacts

Here is a list of physicians and institutions familiar with Wilson disease and/or accept Wilson disease patients.  This list is not inclusive, if your area is not listed, please contact the WDA office at info@wilsonsdisease.org for more information.

Austria
Prof. Dr. Peter Ferenci
Dept. Internal Medicine IV
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Vienna
Vienna General Hospital (AKH)
Waehringer Guertel 18-20
A 1090 Wien
Austria
Phone: 43 1 40400 4741
Fax: 43 1 40400 4735

Brazil
Dr. Egberto Reis Barbosa
Dept. of Clinical Neurology
Hospital das Clinicas da USP
Rua Dr, Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar - 225
CEP 05403-000
Brazil
E-mail: neuro@doencadewilson.org

Dr. Eduardo Cancado
Department of Gastroenterology
Hospital das Clinicas da USP
Rua Dr, Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar – 225
CEP 05403-00
Brazil
Email: hepato@doencadewilson.org
Website:  www.doencadewilson.org/

Canada
Dr. Eve Roberts
Hospital for Sick Children
Phone: (416) 813-7733
Email: eve.roberts@sickkids.ca

Diane W. Cox, Ph.D, FCCMG, FRSC
Professor of Medical Genetics
Department of Medical Genetics
8-39 Medical Sciences Building (office 43B)
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7
Phone: 780-492-7501 (direct)
Medical Genetics Office: 780-492-0874 (Secretary)
Fax: 780-492-1998

China
Prof. Xiuling Liang
Department of Neurology
First Affiliated Hospital
Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences
74 Zhongshang Road II
Guangzhou, 510080
China
Phone: 87755766 ext. 8290
Fax: 87750632
Web site: http://www.wilson-disease.com/

Costa Rica
Dr. Francisto J. Heiva
Escuela autonoma de Ciencias Medicas
Dr. A.V. Guzman
Aoartado 77-1007
San Jose
Costa Rica

Ethiopia
Richard Hodes, M.D., F.A.C.P.
P.O. Box 7600
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Phone: 251-1-613827/27
Fax: 251-1-612855

Germany
Prof. Wolfgang Stremmel, M.D.
University Hospital of Heidelberg
Department of Internal Medicine IV
Im Neuenheimer Feld 410
D-69120 Heidelberg
Germany
Phone: +49 6221 5687-01
Fax: +49 6221 564116

Dr. Karl Heinz Weiss
University Hospital of Heidelberg
Department of Internal Medicine IV
Im Neuenheimer Feld 410
D-69120 Heidelberg
Germany
Phone: +49-6221 56-37911
Fax: +49-6221 56-5255

Hungary
Gabor Firneisz, M.D.
Ferenc Szalay, M.D.
Hepatology Unit
1st Department of Medicine
Semmelweis University
Koranyi S u. 2/A, Budapest
H-1083
Hungary
Phone: +36-1-2100278/1500
Fax: +36-1-3130250
E-mail: FIRNEISZ@bel1.sote.hu

India
ROWIKEM
Dr. Ashish Bavdekar
Associate Consultant
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Liver and Gastroenterology Unit
Department of Pediatrics
T.D.H. Building, Ground Floor
K.E.M. Hospital, Rasta Peth
Pune 411011
India
Phone: 91-20-4037342/5538728
Mobile: 98220 56174
Fax: 91-020-6125603
E-mail: kemhrc@vsnl.com or bavdekar@vsnl.com
Clinics for Wilson's Disease:
Mondays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

India - Mumbai
E-mail: pedliver@gmail.com
Clinics for Wilson's Disease Patients:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: (4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
For appointments, phone: 91-22- 24222160 (after 4 pm)
Dr. Aabha Nagral,
Consultant Adult and Pediatric Hepatologist
O-18, Bhavna Building 2nd floor
Veer Savarkar Road
Prabhadevi Clinic
Mumbai-400025
India

Israel
Prof. Yaron Ilan, M.D.
Liver and Gastroenterology Units
Department of Medicine
Hadassah University Hospital
P.O. Box 12000, 91120 Jerusalem
Israel
Phone: 972-2-6420338
E-mail: ilan@hadassah.org.il

Dr. Ran Oren
Liver Unit
Urasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv
Israel
Phone: 972-3-6974280

Italy
Dr. Giacomo Carlo Sturniolo
Universita Degu Studi Di Padova
Dept. Scienze Chirurgiche e Gastroenterologishce
Div. Gastroenterologia, Via Giustiniani, 2
Padova 35127
Italy
Phone: +39-49-8218726
Fax: +39-49-8760820
E-mail: gc.sturniolo@unipd.it

Massimo Zuin, M.D.            
San Paolo School of Medicine - Clinica Medica
University of Milan
via A. Di Rudinì, 8
Milan 20142
Italy
Phone: +39.02.89129975
Fax +39.02.89123960
E-mail: massimo.zuin@unimi.it

Japan
Kenji Nakayama, Ph.D.
Department of Clinical Pathology
Hokkaido Institute of Public Health
Phone: +81-11-747-2211 (Ex. 731)
Fax: +81-11-736-9476

Moldova
Natalia Mocanu, MD
National Center for Reproductive Health and Medical Genetics
Str. Buresbista 82
2062 Chisinau
Republic of Moldova
phone/fax: +373 22 568466
email: gmocanud@yahoo.com

New Zealand
Edward J. Gane, MBchB, M.D., FRACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
New Zealand Liver Transplant Unit
Auckland Hospital
Park Road
Auckland
New Zealand
Phone: 00-649-529-4001
Fax: 00-649-529-4061
Mobile: 00-64-21-548-371 (LIVER1)

Poland
Anna Czlonkowska, M.D.
Dept. of Cerebrovascular Disease
Inst. of Psychiatry and Neurology
Sopbieskiego 1/9
PL-02-957
Warsaw
Poland
Fax: 4822-424023
E-mail: czlonkow@ipin.edu.pl

Romania
Cristina Maria Mihai, M.D.
Constanta County Hospital
Pediatric Department, 8-th Floor
145 Tomis Boulevard
Constanta 900591
Romania
Phone/Fax: +40 241 553334
E-mail: cristinamaria_mihai@hotmail.com

Razvan Iacob, M.D.
Institutul Clinic Fundeni
Centrul de Gastroenterologie si Hepatologie
Sos. Fundeni 258
022328 Bucuresti, sector 2
Romania
phone/fax: +40 21 2410450

Serbia
Slobodan Kazic,M.D.
Zvezdara Hospital
Dimitrija Tucovica 161
11000 Belgrade
Serbia
e mail: kazic@scnet.rs
Phone: +38 111 241 0275

United States
Fred Askari, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Liver Clinic
Pod D, 3rd Floor Taubman
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0352
Phone: (734) 936-0499
Fax: (734) 763-4574
Appointments: Contact Patti at 800-395-6431
E-mail: faskari@umich.edu

Nathan M. Bass, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, UCSF Liver Transplantation Service
Division of Gastroenterology
UCSF Medical Center and School of Medicine
Box 0538, Rm 357-S
San Francisco, CA 94143-0538
USA
Phone: (415) 476-0719
Fax: (415) 476-0659

Dr. George Brewer
Phone:  734-332-7810
E-mail: brewergj@umich.edu

Dr. Joseph Eisenach
Phone: (816) 478-2000
E-mail: jbeisenach@AOL.com

Sihoun Hahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Biochemical Genetics Program
Seattle Children's Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE, Mailstop: B-6594
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-987-7610
E-mail: sihahn@u.washington.edu
The pediatric team will see adult patients at the University of Washington.
For information/appointments (pediatric and adult) please contact:
Ashley Atkinson, RN, BSN, CPON
Appointments: Fax referral and records to (206) 985-3121
E-mail: Ashley.Atkinson@seattlechildrens.org

Peter Hedera, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Vanderbilt University
465 21st Avenue, South
6140 MRB III
Nashville, TN 37232-8552
USA
Phone: (615) 936-3920
Fax: (615) 322-5517
E-mail: peter.hedera@vanderbilt.edu

Saul J. Karpen, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Texas Children's Liver Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics/GI & Nutrition
Baylor College of Medicine
Feigin Center, Room 860B
1102 Bates Street
Houston, TX 77030
USA
Phone: (832) 824-3754
Fax: (832) 825-4893
E-mail: skarpen@bcm.tmc.edu

Kris Kowdley, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Phone: (206) 598-2076
Fax: (206) 598-6706
E-mail: kkowdley@u.washington.edu

Lorenzo Rossaro, M.D.
Professor and Chief
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of California, Davis
Internal Medicine - Transplant
HSF 2nd Floor
2233 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Phone: (916) 734-8686
Fax: (916) 734-8698
E-mail: lorenzo.rossaro@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Henrietta Salazar
UCLA School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
710 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
USA
Phone: (310) 206-9799
Fax (310) 206-9819
E-mail: hsalazar@ucla.edu

Dr. Michael Schilsky
Yale University School of Medicine
333 Cedar Street/1080 LMP
P.O. Box 208019
New Haven, CT 06520-8019
E-Mail: Michael.schilsky@yale.edu
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Schilsky,
contact Ms. Eta Kaplan at 203-737-1592

Fed Ex Address:
One Gilbert Street
FMP Bldg., Room FMP 408
New Haven, CT 06519

Burton Scott, Ph.D., M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Neurology)
Duke Movement Disorders Clinic
932 Morreene Road
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 668-2493
Fax: (919) 681-4935
E-mail: scott007@mc.duke.edu

Benjamin Shneider, M.D.
Director of Pediatric Hepatology
Children's Hospital Pittsbugh
Division of Gastroenterology
3705 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-5180
Fax: 412-692-7355
E-mail: benjamin.schneider@chp.edu

Miodra Velickovic, M.D.
Movement Disorders Center
Box 1637
Department of Neurology
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
5 East Street, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10029-6574
Phone: (212) 241-5607
E-mail: miodrag.velickovic@mssm.edu

United Kingdom
Dr. Godfrey Gillett
Consultant, Clinical Biochemistry, Inherited
Metabolic Disease in Adults
Clinical Chemistry
Northern General Hospital
Herries Road
Sheffield S5 7AU
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 114 271 4316
fax: +44 114 271 4505

Vietnam
Hoang Le Phuc, MD
Head
Department of Gastroenterology
Children's Hospital #1
341 Su Van Hanh
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam
hlphuc@yds.edu.vn

 

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