Our vision is to create a patient-focused, compassionate and evidence-based liver practice that is sensitive to the needs and challenges faced by patients with chronic liver diseases, to help improve the quality of life, functional status and prognosis of patients through best practices and novel treatments.
About Our Director:
Dr. Kowdley is an internationally recognized expert in many areas of hepatology. He has practiced in Seattle for over 30 years and has expertise in all areas of hepatology. He has published over 400 original manuscripts in the area of liver disease. We are happy to offer consultations for patients with any liver-related issue. If you are interested in being seen by Dr. Kowdley, please feel free to contact us.
About Liver Institute Northwest
Liver Institute Northwest leads clinical research in liver disease in the Pacific Northwest. We believe in using the highest ethical principles in providing patient care and in our research and are actively contributing to help reduce the burden of liver disease in the Pacific Northwest.
About Our Clinic
Liver Institute Northwest is an independent clinic located just 5 miles north of downtown Seattle. We provide a welcoming environment for care and are committed to treating all patients with respect, kindness and understanding. With easy access from both the Eastside and Seattle, as well as free parking, patients can be assured a convenient and low stress visit.
About Our Team
Led by our Medical Director, internationally renowned Hepatologist Dr. Kris V. Kowdley, Liver Institute Northwest has a coordinated team of healthcare professionals with vast experience in evaluating patients and coordinating care, as well as conducting all phases of clinical trials. Everyone works to ensure that every aspect of the clinic and research run smoothly, with the highest quality according to good clinical practices and FDA regulations.
Bonnie Dixit– Associate Director and Operations Manager
Teresa Rodriguez-McCann – Business Manager
Gary Brown – Research Manager
Jenny Balagot– Patient Care Coordinator
Breanna Gulati, ARNP FNP-C – Nurse Practitioner and Sub-Investigator
Aalam Sohal MD – Hepatology Fellow and Sub-Investigator
Teresa Collins – Clinical Research Coordinator III
Krista Baer – Clinical Research Coordinator III
Inga Avagyan – Clinical Research Coordinator I
Luis Casanova – Clinical Research Coordinator I
John Castillo – Associate Clinical Research Coordinator
Theresa Dorrian – Research Specialist
Hannah Humphries – Research Assistant Remote
Keerat Kaur – Research Assistant
Jessica Gordon – Student Intern