Robert J Wong

Robert J Wong

UNVERIFIED PROFILE

Are you Robert J Wong?   Register this Author

Register author
Robert J Wong

Robert J Wong

Publications by authors named "Robert J Wong"

Are you Robert J Wong?   Register this Author

100Publications

1167Reads

32Profile Views

Health Care Use and Costs Among Patients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis With Advanced Fibrosis Using the Fibrosis-4 Score.

Hepatol Commun 2020 Jul 26;4(7):998-1011. Epub 2020 May 26.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital Oakland CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep4.1524DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7327220PMC
July 2020

Correction to: Patients with Alcoholic Liver Disease Have Worse Functional Status at Time of Liver Transplant Registration and Greater Waitlist and Post-transplant Mortality Which Is Compounded by Older Age.

Dig Dis Sci 2020 Jun;65(6):1871-1872

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland, Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-06004-8DOI Listing
June 2020

Alcohol-associated Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis Hospitalization Trends in the United States.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2020 Jun 9. Epub 2020 Jun 9.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001378DOI Listing
June 2020

Trends in the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in the United States, 2011-2016.

JAMA 2020 06;323(24):2526-2528

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.4501DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7312413PMC
June 2020

Patients with Alcoholic Liver Disease Have Worse Functional Status at Time of Liver Transplant Registration and Greater Waitlist and Post-transplant Mortality Which Is Compounded by Older Age.

Dig Dis Sci 2020 May 22;65(5):1501-1511. Epub 2019 Oct 22.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland, Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10620-019-05891-1
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-05891-1DOI Listing
May 2020

Decline in Annual Mortality of Hepatitis C Virus-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the United States, From 2009 to 2018.

Gastroenterology 2020 May 7. Epub 2020 May 7.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2020.05.007DOI Listing
May 2020

Hepatitis C Screening Rates and Care Cascade in a Large US Insured Population, 2010-2016: Gaps to Elimination.

Popul Health Manag 2020 May 11. Epub 2020 May 11.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/pop.2019.0237DOI Listing
May 2020

Disease Severity Is Associated With Higher Healthcare Utilization in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Medicare Patients.

Am J Gastroenterol 2020 04;115(4):562-574

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, California, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000484DOI Listing
April 2020

Trends in the Burden of Chronic Liver Disease Among Hospitalized US Adults.

JAMA Netw Open 2020 Apr 1;3(4):e201997. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1997DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7118516PMC
April 2020

Applications and Limitations of Noninvasive Methods for Evaluating Hepatic Fibrosis in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken) 2020 Apr 7;15(4):157-161. Epub 2020 May 7.

Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Oakland CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cld.878DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7206324PMC
April 2020

A Comprehensive Analysis of Liver Transplantation Outcomes Among Ethnic Minorities in the United States.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2020 Mar;54(3):263-270

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001236DOI Listing
March 2020

Increasing metabolic co-morbidities are associated with higher risk of advanced fibrosis in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

PLoS One 2019 1;14(8):e0220612. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto, CA, United States of America.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0220612PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6675045PMC
March 2020

Disparities in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance: Dissecting the Roles of Patient, Provider, and Health System Factors.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2020 Mar;54(3):218-226

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001313DOI Listing
March 2020

Reply.

Authors:
Robert J Wong

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Feb 25;18(2):522-523. Epub 2019 Jul 25.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2019.07.040DOI Listing
February 2020

Race/Ethnicity and Insurance-Specific Disparities in In-Hospital Mortality Among Adults with Primary Biliary Cholangitis: Analysis of 2007-2014 National Inpatient Sample.

Dig Dis Sci 2020 02 5;65(2):406-415. Epub 2019 Sep 5.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital-Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-05809-xDOI Listing
February 2020

Trends in Liver Disease Etiology Among Adults Awaiting Liver Transplantation in the United States, 2014-2019.

JAMA Netw Open 2020 Feb 5;3(2):e1920294. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.20294DOI Listing
February 2020

Suboptimal Use of Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation May Lead to Higher Readmissions and Costs in End-Stage Liver Disease.

J Palliat Med 2020 01 9;23(1):97-106. Epub 2019 Aug 9.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2019.0100DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6931914PMC
January 2020

Alcoholic Liver Disease Epidemiology in the United States: A Retrospective Analysis of 3 US Databases.

Am J Gastroenterol 2020 01;115(1):96-104

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, California, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000380DOI Listing
January 2020

Increasing Burden of Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure Among Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease in the Young Population in the United States.

Am J Gastroenterol 2020 01;115(1):88-95

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000411DOI Listing
January 2020

Hypoalbuminemia is Associated With Significantly Higher Liver Transplant Waitlist Mortality and Lower Probability of Receiving Liver Transplant.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2018 Nov/Dec;52(10):913-917

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000000984DOI Listing
October 2019

More Severe Deficits in Performance Status at Time of Liver Transplant is Associated With Significantly Higher Risk of Death Following Liver Transplantation.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2019 10;53(9):e392-e399

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001187DOI Listing
October 2019

A Patient-Centered Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Educational Intervention Improves HBV Care Among Underserved Safety-Net Populations.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2019 Oct 31. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001276DOI Listing
October 2019

Trends in Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease-Reply.

JAMA 2019 09;322(10):980-981

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.10351DOI Listing
September 2019

Sustained Improvements in Markers of Liver Disease Severity After Hepatitis C Treatment.

J Clin Exp Hepatol 2020 Mar-Apr;10(2):114-123. Epub 2019 Sep 20.

Medical Technology and Practice Patterns Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jceh.2019.09.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7068013PMC
September 2019

Low Rates of Linkage and Retention Into Care Among Patients With Chronic HBV Infection.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 08 4;17(9):1909-1911. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System, Oakland, California. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S15423565183108
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2018.10.003DOI Listing
August 2019

Global Perspective on Hepatitis B Virus Infections in the Era of Effective Vaccines.

Clin Liver Dis 2019 08 23;23(3):383-399. Epub 2019 May 23.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford Health Care, 300 Pasteur Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cld.2019.04.001DOI Listing
August 2019

Medicaid and Uninsured Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Have More Advanced Tumor Stage and Are Less Likely to Receive Treatment.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2018 May/Jun;52(5):437-443

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000000859DOI Listing
July 2019

Patients With Acute on Chronic Liver Failure Grade 3 Have Greater 14-Day Waitlist Mortality Than Status-1a Patients.

Hepatology 2019 07 17;70(1):334-345. Epub 2019 May 17.

Liver Failure Group, Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, University College London Medical School, London, UK.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/hep.30624
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.30624DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6597310PMC
July 2019

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Becomes the Leading Indication for Liver Transplant Registrants Among US Adults Born Between 1945 and 1965.

J Clin Exp Hepatol 2020 Jan-Feb;10(1):30-36. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jceh.2019.06.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6995884PMC
July 2019

Assessing the safety of beta-blocker therapy in cirrhosis patients with ascites: A meta-analysis.

Liver Int 2019 06 25;39(6):1080-1088. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/liv.14040
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/liv.14040DOI Listing
June 2019

Increasing Burden of Hepatic Encephalopathy Among Hospitalized Adults: An Analysis of the 2010-2014 National Inpatient Sample.

Dig Dis Sci 2019 06 13;64(6):1448-1457. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-019-05576-9DOI Listing
June 2019

Increasing Clinical and Economic Burden of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Among Hospitalized Adults in the United States.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2019 Nov/Dec;53(10):765-771

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001229DOI Listing
May 2019

Factors Associated with Survival of Patients With Severe Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure Before and After Liver Transplantation.

Gastroenterology 2019 Apr 18;156(5):1381-1391.e3. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.12.007DOI Listing
April 2019

Race/Ethnicity-specific Disparities in In-Hospital Mortality and Hospital Charges Among Inflammatory Bowel Disease-related Hospitalizations in the United States.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2019 Apr 17. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00004836-900000000-9773
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001204DOI Listing
April 2019

Improved liver transplant waitlist mortality and lower risk of disease progression among chronic hepatitis C patients awaiting liver transplantation after the introduction of direct-acting antiviral therapies in the United States.

J Viral Hepat 2019 03 28;26(3):350-361. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jvh.13039
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.13039DOI Listing
March 2019

Race/ethnicity-based temporal changes in prevalence of NAFLD-related advanced fibrosis in the United States, 2005-2016.

Hepatol Int 2019 Mar 29;13(2):205-213. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12072-018-09926-z
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12072-018-09926-zDOI Listing
March 2019

Diagnostic and Treatment Implications of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis.

Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) 2019 Feb;15(2):83-89

Dr Terrence Wong is a resident physician in the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital in Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6469262PMC
February 2019

Low Rates of Retention Into Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Surveillance Program After Initial HCC Screening.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2019 01;53(1):65-70

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000001024DOI Listing
January 2019

Has Access to Hepatitis C Virus Therapy Changed for Patients With Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders in the Direct-Acting-Antiviral Period?

Hepatology 2019 01 18;69(1):51-63. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.30171DOI Listing
January 2019

Hepatic Encephalopathy is a Strong Predictor of Early Hospital Readmission Among Cirrhosis Patients.

J Clin Exp Hepatol 2019 Jul-Aug;9(4):484-490. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jceh.2019.01.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6761998PMC
January 2019

Underserved Does Not Mean Undeserved: Unfurling the HCV Care in the Safety Net.

Dig Dis Sci 2018 12;63(12):3250-3252

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-018-5316-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6436636PMC
December 2018

One in five hepatocellular carcinoma patients in the United States are Hispanic while less than 40% were eligible for liver transplantation.

World J Hepatol 2018 Dec;10(12):956-965

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA 94620, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://www.wjgnet.com/1948-5182/full/v10/i12/956.htm
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v10.i12.956DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6323520PMC
December 2018

The Impact of Ethnic Subgroups on Tumor Stage at Diagnosis, Treatment Received, and Long-Term Survival Among Asian Adults With Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

J Clin Exp Hepatol 2019 Mar-Apr;9(2):182-190. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S09736883183071
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jceh.2018.10.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6477129PMC
November 2018

Low serum high density lipoprotein is associated with the greatest risk of metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults.

Diabetes Metab Syndr 2018 Jan - Mar;12(1):5-8. Epub 2017 Aug 11.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, United States. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S18714021173026
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsx.2017.08.002DOI Listing
September 2018

Race/ethnicity and insurance status disparities in access to direct acting antivirals for hepatitis C virus treatment.

Am J Gastroenterol 2018 09 9;113(9):1329-1338. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

Division of Gastroenterology and & Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA. Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA. Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, TX, USA. Multi-Organ Transplant Institute, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA, USA. Liver Institute of Virginia, Bon Secours Health System, Richmond, VA, USA. Medical Technology and Practice Patterns Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41395-018-0033-8DOI Listing
September 2018

Class III obesity is a risk factor for the development of acute-on-chronic liver failure in patients with decompensated cirrhosis.

J Hepatol 2018 09 28;69(3):617-625. Epub 2018 Apr 28.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2018.04.016DOI Listing
September 2018

Clostridium difficile co-infection in inflammatory bowel disease is associated with significantly increased in-hospital mortality.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 09;30(9):1041-1046

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, California, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEG.0000000000001185DOI Listing
September 2018

More severe deficits in functional status associated with higher mortality among adults awaiting liver transplantation.

Clin Transplant 2018 09 9;32(9):e13346. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ctr.13346
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13346DOI Listing
September 2018

Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma Tumor Stage at Diagnosis in the 1945-1965 Birth Cohort Reflects Poor Use of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening.

Hepatol Commun 2018 Sep 28;2(9):1147-1155. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital Oakland CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep4.1236DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6128228PMC
September 2018

High Prevalence of Cirrhosis at Initial Presentation Among Safety-Net Adults with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection.

J Clin Exp Hepatol 2018 Sep 27;8(3):235-240. Epub 2017 Nov 27.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S09736883173049
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jceh.2017.11.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6175722PMC
September 2018

African-Americans with Cirrhosis Are Less Likely to Receive Endoscopic Variceal Screening Within One Year of Cirrhosis Diagnosis.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2018 08 19;5(4):860-866. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Campus, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital-Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40615-017-0432-3DOI Listing
August 2018

Race/ethnicity is an independent risk factor for autoimmune hepatitis among the San Francisco underserved.

Autoimmunity 2018 08 11;51(5):258-264. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

d Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology , University of California San Francisco , San Francisco , CA , USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08916934.2018.1482884DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6311708PMC
August 2018

Global HBV burden: guesstimates and facts.

Hepatol Int 2018 Jul 27;12(4):315-329. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Endoscopy Unit, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Campus-Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12072-018-9884-8DOI Listing
July 2018

Waitlist Outcomes in Liver Transplant Candidates with High MELD and Severe Hepatic Encephalopathy.

Dig Dis Sci 2018 Jun 2;63(6):1647-1653. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-018-5032-5DOI Listing
June 2018

Pilot Study of Screening Patients for Hepatitis C Virus Infection During Outpatient Endoscopy.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 05 5;16(5):778-780. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, California. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S15423565173118
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.09.047DOI Listing
May 2018

Sub-optimal Testing and Awareness of HCV and HBV Among High Risk Individuals at an Underserved Safety-Net Hospital.

J Community Health 2018 02;43(1):65-69

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital Campus, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10900-017-0388-6DOI Listing
February 2018

Significant Hepatic Fibrosis Among Treatment-Naive Chronic Hepatitis B Virus With Increased Hepatitis B Virus DNA and Normal Alanine Aminotransferase.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 01 18;16(1):146-148. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford Health Care, Stanford, California; Hepatitis B Foundation, Doylestown, PA; National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, Washington, DC.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S15423565173084
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2017.07.012DOI Listing
January 2018

A Pilot Program Integrating Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Screening into an Outpatient Endoscopy Unit Improves HBV Screening Among an Ethnically Diverse Safety-Net Hospital.

Dig Dis Sci 2018 01 5;63(1):242-247. Epub 2017 Dec 5.

Endoscopy Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital Campus, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-017-4870-xDOI Listing
January 2018

Significant disparities in risks of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome among chronic hepatitis C virus patients in the U.S.

Diabetes Metab Syndr 2017 Nov 13;11 Suppl 1:S153-S158. Epub 2016 Dec 13.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, United States. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsx.2016.12.025DOI Listing
November 2017

Liver Transplantation for Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in the US: Temporal Trends and Outcomes.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 10 25;62(10):2915-2922. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 750 Welch Road, Suite 210, Palo Alto, CA, 94304, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-017-4684-xDOI Listing
October 2017

Race/Ethnicity-Specific Disparities in the Severity of Disease at Presentation in Adults with Ulcerative Colitis: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 10 30;62(10):2876-2881. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland, Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-017-4733-5DOI Listing
October 2017

Nonsurgical options for localized hepatocellular carcinoma.

Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken) 2017 Oct 31;10(4):103-106. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Oakland CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cld.662DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6499223PMC
October 2017

Optimal timing for hepatitis C antiviral therapy in the peritransplant period?

Hepatology 2017 09 27;66(3):1004. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.29300DOI Listing
September 2017

Rising Rate of Liver Transplantation in the Baby Boomer Generation with Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis in the United States.

J Clin Transl Hepatol 2017 Sep 3;5(3):193-196. Epub 2017 Jun 3.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.14218/JCTH.2017.00003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5606964PMC
September 2017

Significantly Higher Mortality Following Liver Transplantation Among Patients Aged 70 Years and Older.

Prog Transplant 2017 09 4;27(3):225-231. Epub 2017 Jul 4.

1 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1526924817715468
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1526924817715468DOI Listing
September 2017

Black Patients with Colorectal Cancer Have More Advanced Cancer Stage at Time of Diagnosis: A Community-Based Safety-Net Hospital Experience.

J Community Health 2017 Aug;42(4):724-729

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10900-016-0309-0DOI Listing
August 2017

Cirrhosis Patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Are Significantly Less Likely to Receive Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 08 4;62(8):2174-2181. Epub 2017 May 4.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-017-4595-xDOI Listing
August 2017

Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis C Virus After Liver Transplantation.

Clin Liver Dis 2017 08 22;21(3):595-606. Epub 2017 Apr 22.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, 750 Welch Road, Suite # 210, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cld.2017.03.013DOI Listing
August 2017

The Need for an Integrated Patient Navigation Pathway to Improve Access to Colonoscopy After Positive Fecal Immunochemical Testing: A Safety-Net Hospital Experience.

J Community Health 2017 Jun;42(3):551-557

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10900-016-0287-2DOI Listing
June 2017

Markov modeling in hepatitis B screening and linkage to care.

Theor Biol Med Model 2017 05 18;14(1):11. Epub 2017 May 18.

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University, Alway Building, Room M211, 300 Pasteur Drive, MC: 5187, Stanford, CA, 94305-5187, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12976-017-0057-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5437626PMC
May 2017

Older Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Have More Advanced Disease, Lower Rates of Treatment, and Lower Survival.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2017 Apr;51(4):378-383

*Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX †Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland ‡Department of Organ Transplantation, Scripps Green Hospital, San Diego, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000000590DOI Listing
April 2017

Race/Ethnicity-Specific Outcomes Among Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Patients Listed for Liver Transplantation.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 04 6;62(4):1051-1057. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-017-4469-2DOI Listing
April 2017

Females, Hispanics and older individuals are at greatest risk of developing metabolic syndrome in the U.S.

Diabetes Metab Syndr 2016 Oct - Dec;10(4):230-233. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, United States. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S18714021163005
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsx.2016.06.014DOI Listing
March 2017

Sofosbuvir-based Regimens with Task Shifting Is Cost-effective in Expanding Hepatitis C Treatment Access in the United States.

J Clin Transl Hepatol 2017 Mar 2;5(1):16-22. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Liver Transplant Program, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.14218/JCTH.2016.00052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5411351PMC
March 2017

Improvements in hepatitis B virus screening before rituximab therapy: A community-based, safety-net hospital experience.

Cancer 2017 02 3;123(4):650-656. Epub 2016 Oct 3.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30381DOI Listing
February 2017

Race/Ethnicity-specific Disparities in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Stage at Diagnosis and its Impact on Receipt of Curative Therapies.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2016 May-Jun;50(5):423-30

*Department of Medicine ‡Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland †Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco §Department of Organ Transplantation, Scripps Green Hospital, San Diego, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000000448DOI Listing
January 2017

Incorporating Clinical Research into a Career in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Authors:
Robert J Wong

Dig Dis Sci 2016 Dec;61(12):3405-3406

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Highland Care Pavilion - 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-016-4318-8DOI Listing
December 2016

Lower rates of receiving model for end-stage liver disease exception and longer time to transplant among nonalcoholic steatohepatitis hepatocellular carcinoma.

Liver Transpl 2016 10;22(10):1356-66

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lt.24507DOI Listing
October 2016

End-stage liver disease patients with MELD >40 have higher waitlist mortality compared to Status 1A patients.

Hepatol Int 2016 Sep 24;10(5):838-46. Epub 2016 May 24.

Endoscopy Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, 1411 East 31st Street, Highland Hospital-Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12072-016-9735-4DOI Listing
September 2016

Underutilization of Living Donor Liver Transplantation in the United States: Bias against MELD 20 and Higher.

J Clin Transl Hepatol 2016 Sep 25;4(3):169-174. Epub 2016 Sep 25.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.14218/JCTH.2016.00029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5075001PMC
September 2016

Impact of obesity and diabetes on waitlist survival, probability of liver transplantation and post-transplant survival among chronic hepatitis C virus patients.

Liver Int 2016 08 27;36(8):1167-75. Epub 2016 May 27.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/liv.13091DOI Listing
August 2016

Race/ethnicity-specific disparities in cancer incidence, burden of disease, and overall survival among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States.

Cancer 2016 08 19;122(16):2512-23. Epub 2016 May 19.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.30103DOI Listing
August 2016

Sex-specific and race/ethnicity-specific disparities in cholangiocarcinoma incidence and prevalence in the USA: An updated analysis of the 2000-2011 Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results registry.

Hepatol Res 2016 Jun 12;46(7):669-77. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, California, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hepr.12605DOI Listing
June 2016

Metabolic Manifestations and Complications Associated With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection.

Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y) 2016 May;12(5):293-9

Dr Wong is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco in San Francisco, California, and the director of research and education in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. Dr Gish is a professor consultant in the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University in Stanford, California; principal of Robert G. Gish Consultants, LLC, in San Diego, California; and senior medical director at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4973560PMC
May 2016

Birth cohort-specific disparities in hepatocellular carcinoma stage at diagnosis, treatment, and long-term survival.

J Hepatol 2016 Feb 18;64(2):326-332. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, United States. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2015.09.006DOI Listing
February 2016

Diabetes Mellitus Increases Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Patients: A Systematic Review.

Dig Dis Sci 2016 Feb 24;61(2):636-45. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital, Highland Hospital - Highland Care Pavilion 5th Floor, Endoscopy Unit, 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA, 94602, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-015-3983-3DOI Listing
February 2016

Advances in cirrhosis: Optimizing the management of hepatic encephalopathy.

World J Hepatol 2015 Dec;7(29):2871-9

Andy Liu, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v7.i29.2871DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4678373PMC
December 2015

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Review: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes.

Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2015 Nov 27;13(12):2062-70. Epub 2015 Jul 27.

Division of Gastroenterology, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2015.07.029DOI Listing
November 2015

Advances in alcoholic liver disease: An update on alcoholic hepatitis.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Nov;21(42):11893-903

Randy Liang, Department of Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA 95128, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i42.11893DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4641111PMC
November 2015

HCV infection is associated with lower survival in simultaneous liver kidney transplant recipients in the United States.

Clin Transplant 2015 Oct 29;29(10):920-6. Epub 2015 Aug 29.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ctr.12598
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.12598DOI Listing
October 2015

Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Setting of Non-cirrhotic Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and the Metabolic Syndrome: US Experience.

Dig Dis Sci 2015 Oct 7;60(10):3142-8. Epub 2015 Aug 7.

Division of Gastroenterology, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3841 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX, 78234, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10620-015-3821-7DOI Listing
October 2015

Pathogenesis of hepatocarcinogenesis in non-cirrhotic nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: Potential mechanistic pathways.

World J Hepatol 2015 Oct;7(22):2384-8

Ryan B Perumpail, Aijaz Ahmed, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Liver Transplant Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v7.i22.2384DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4598608PMC
October 2015

Trends in Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome--Reply.

Authors:
Robert J Wong

JAMA 2015 Sep;314(9):950-1

Endoscopy Unit, Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, Oakland, California.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2015.8628DOI Listing
September 2015

Advances in hepatocellular carcinoma: Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-related hepatocellular carcinoma.

World J Hepatol 2015 Aug;7(18):2155-61

Fauzia Z Khan, Ryan B Perumpail, Aijaz Ahmed, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v7.i18.2155DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4550870PMC
August 2015