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The Hepatology Service at St. Vincent’s University Hospital is a tertiary referral centre for patients with liver disease, and is home to the National Liver Transplant Unit.


  • General hepatology
  • Fibroscan
  • Complex liver disorders including autoimmune mediated and cholestatic liver disease; complex portal hypertension
  • Liver transplantation
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Liver cancer
  • Endoscopy



Other useful contact details

  • St. Brigid’s Ward
    • tel: (01) 221 4786 /4787
  • Hepatitis C Specialist Nurse
  • Liver Cancer Specialist Nurse
  • Endoscopy
    • tel: (01) 221 4416 /4559
  • Liver Transplant Recipient Co-Ordinator
  • Liver Unit Secretaries for general hepatology and liver transplant
  • Liver Unit Secretaries for HCC and viral hepatitis
    • tel: (01) 221 4713

Referral information

  • Liver transplant referrals
    • To refer a patient for consideration for liver transplant assessment, please complete the referral form and email to or post to National Liver Transplant Unit, St. Rita’s, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, D04T6F4.
    • We welcome any recent clinic letters or further information as well.
    • Incomplete forms maybe returned.
    • Outpatient referrals
      • National Liver Transplant Unit, St. Rita’s, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4
      • Urgent referrals fax: (01) 221 3407 and please call main switch to talk to Liver Registrar on Call
    • Radiology and Histology Multidisciplinary team referral

    We welcome any recent clinic letters or further information as well.

    Following acceptance of your patient for transfer for further management at the National Liver Transplant Unit, please download and complete the Commitment for Repatriation form here with the name of the Consultant who will be accepting care of your patient back once their management is completed in St Vincent’s University Hospital. Please email to

    Primary Liver Cancer Booklet

    St. Vincent’s University Hospital is proud to announce the launch of a new Primary Liver Cancer Booklet in partnership with The Irish Cancer Society. The booklet is designed to help patients and their families better understand primary liver cancer and its treatments.

    If you would like to get a physical copy of the booklet, please drop into The Daffodil Centre in St. Vincent’s University Hospital and they will be delighted to assist you.

    Useful links

    Advanced Fellowship in General and Transplant Hepatology

    The department welcomes applications for training in hepatology and liver transplantation. The proposed training is for a period of one to two years. Applicants with two years of gastroenterology training are preferred. If you are interested please contact Assoc. Prof. Ross Mac Nicholas


tel: (01) 221 4248/4855


Liver Clinic
1st Floor
Ambulatory Day Care Centre
Clinical Services Building
St. Vincent’s University Hospital

Liver Ward and National Liver Transplant Unit
5th Floor
St Brigid’s Ward
Nutley Wing
St. Vincent’s University Hospital

Opening Hours

Mon to Sun: 07.30 – 16.00