Helen S. Te MD, FAST, FAASLD, AGAFProfessor of Medicine and Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplantation, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Helen S. Te is a Professor of Medicine in the Section of Gastroenterology at the University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. She is also the Medical Director of the Adult Liver Transplant Program. Her clinical practice consists of both general hepatology and transplant hepatology patients, and she finds patients with cirrhosis and liver transplant recipients to be the most challenging and most rewarding to care for. She uses a personalized approach and nimble innovations as the basic elements of her routine management of these patients. This strategy has earned her peer recognition with the America’s Top Doctor and Chicago Magazine Top Doctor awards for the past consecutive 8 years.
Dr. Te’s expertise is on the management of chronic liver diseases such as fatty liver disease and autoimmune hepatitis, complications of cirrhosis, and liver transplantation. Her research interests include the minimization of immunosuppression after liver transplantation to avoid medical complications and orphan liver diseases. Dr. Te has conducted multiple clinical trials and published her work in various journals. She also serves as Associate Editor for Clinical Transplantation and as a reviewer for medical journals in her field.
Dr. Te serves on committees of the national societies such as the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and the American Society of Transplant Physicians.