Dr. Ira Willner, MD

Dr. Ira Willner, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 49 years old

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Dr. Ira Willner s clinical interests include advanced liver disease, management of patients pre and post liver transplant, complex cases of portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma. Dr. Willner is currently the medical director of the liver transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Willner believes the liver transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina is unique because of the multi-disciplinary approach, including surgeons, anesthesiologists, interventional radiologists, nurse coordinators. Given the organ availability at the Medical University of South Carolina, the liver transplant waiting time is one of the shortest in the United States. Listen to an audio introduction by Dr. Ira Willner to learn more at www.fliqz.comRead more

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Dismayed by the lack of communication from this doctor after he rescheduled my husband's appointment in order to go on vacation, and consequently allowed my husband to die. Hope you have a better doctor when you are in need. May God bless you
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Dr. Willner's Care Philosophy

Dr. Ira Willner s clinical interests include advanced liver disease, management of patients pre and post liver transplant, complex cases of portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma. Dr. Willner is currently the medical director of the liver transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Willner believes the liver transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina is unique because of the multi-disciplinary approach, including surgeons, anesthesiologists, interventional radiologists, nurse coordinators. Given the organ availability at the Medical University of South Carolina, the liver transplant waiting time is one of the shortest in the United States. Listen to an audio introduction by Dr. Ira Willner to learn more at www.fliqz.com

Dr. Willner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York Medical College
    University Of Tennessee
  • Undergraduate School
    Sophie Davis School Of Biomedical Education

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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