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William Hutson, MD

William Hutson, MD

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology

Medical School: West Virginia University

Residency: WVU/CAMC

Faculty Rank: Professor

Special Clinical/Research Interests: Chronic liver disease, Liver Tumors, Liver Transplant

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What does a typical day in the life of a Hepatologist include?

Clinic, meetings, attending conferences, performing procedures and rounding on inpatients.

What is the biggest challenge of being a Hepatologist?

Trying to manage time, and balance the demands of patients, clinics, and procedures. 

How do you foresee Hepatology changing over the next 20 years?

The demand will continue to grow as we see more NASH and the complications associated with NASH. 

What advice would you give a student who is considering a GI residency?

It's a great field and never boring, always challenging.