Recent News & Success Stories

Stay up to date on our latest news and events, and learn more about our exciting success stories.

Welcome to The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas - Dr. Vahora and Dr. Puri

Welcome Dr. Zahid Vahora and Dr. Vichin Puri!

05.22

We are pleased to announce that Zahid Vahora, M.D, Transplant Hepatologist, and Vichin Puri, M.D., Hepato-biliary/Pancreatic and Transplant Surgeon, have recently joined our practice at The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. … read more

Saving Lives Across North Texas

10.31

If you ask Frances Bussey how she feels today, the response from the 67-year-old Longview, Texas resident might surprise you. Before receiving an organ transplant through The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas last … read more

Liver Life Walk 2016 - Join Us!

Liver Life Walk DFW 2016 is here!

08.15

The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas proudly presents its 3rd Annual Liver Life Walk! On Saturday, September 10th, hundreds of walkers will come together to support the American Liver Foundation in their mission … read more

Zika Virus Dr. Dominguez Interview

Has the Zika Virus Come to the U.S.?

07.22

With the recent announcement of a new case of the Zika virus in Florida, Sonia Azad with WFAA Channel 8 News turned to infectious disease expert Dr. Edward Dominguez of The Liver Institute … read more

Fred Farley Success Story - Featured in Living Magazine

Living Magazine Spotlights Yet Another Liver Transplant Success Story from The Liver Institute!

07.10

The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas is thrilled to share their latest success story featured in Living Magazine.  Fred Farley, a U.S. Navy veteran, had the pleasure of being presented on the cover … read more

2016 D Magazine - Ask the Experts Feature

D Magazine Asks the Transplant Experts – Organ Transplant Answers

06.18

When illness strikes, how do you choose the facility that is right for you?  In D Magazine’s Ask The Expert, The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas is here to guide you!  When choosing … read more

Highest Liver Transplant Survival Rate in Dallas and Ft. Worth

The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas is #1 – in Dallas & Ft. Worth!

06.01

Post Update – We wanted to provide you with an exciting update – we did it again!  The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas has once again been ranked #1 in Patient Survival for … read more

The 2016 DFW Liver & Gut Club

The Annual DFW Liver and Gut Club is Here!

04.01

“Hepatitis C in 2016: Playing With a Full Deck of Cards?” Methodist Health System is pleased to announce their upcoming continuing education symposium: the 2016 DFW Liver and Gut Club! This annual event … read more

Dr Hector Nazario discusses the dangers of Intermittent Fasting

The New Eating Strategy – Intermittent Fasting: Is It Right For You?

03.03

As each new year begins, many people across the nation renew their focus on their diet and exercise plans.  While some set typical goals for getting back in the gym, others look for … read more

Grifaldo Brothers - Kidney Living Donation Success Story at the Liver Institute in Dallas

Two Brothers Show Their Love Through Living Donor Kidney Transplant at Methodist Dallas

02.17

At 21 years old, most of us are out exploring the world and the adventures it has to offer us throughout our lives.  When illness strikes, as it did for Sergio Grifaldo, that … read more

Dr. Dominguez interviewed by CBS 11 about the Zika Virus as a Sexually Transmitted Disease

Dr. Dominguez Weighs in on the Zika Virus as a Sexually Transmitted Disease

02.08

While the Zika virus is garnering international concern, with the CDC having issued travel alerts for 14 countries and territories, it has now hit very close to home with two cases right here in … read more

Welcome Doctor Pagadala to the Liver Institute

Extending a warm welcome to Dr. Mangesh R. Pagadala, M.D.!

01.21

Please help The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas in welcoming their newest physician to the team, Dr. Mangesh R. Pagadala, M.D.! Already well respected, The Liver Institute is thrilled to expand its line-up … read more

2015 Super Doctors - Texas Monthly

The Winners Have Been Selected! Meet The Liver Institute’s Super Doctors and Rising Stars for 2015!

12.15

Earlier this year, The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas introduced several members of their team as Super Doctors Rising Stars. Now, as 2015 draws to an end, The Liver Institute is thrilled to … read more

2015 D Magazine Best Doctors

The Liver Institute Announces Their 2015 Winners for D Magazine’s Best Doctors!

12.01

The falling leaves and cooler fall temperature are not the only signs that the holidays are upon us, it also means D Magazine has released their Best Doctors issue for 2015! The Liver … read more

The Liver Institute sponsors the First Annual Outlive Yourself Awards by Taylor's Gift

Taylor’s Gift Partners with The Liver Institute for the Inaugural Outlive Yourself Awards

11.30

This year, The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas had the pleasure of sponsoring the first Outlive Yourself Awards held by Taylor’s Gift. In addition to celebrating the achievements of the Taylor’s Gift Foundation, … read more

The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas Hosts the Second Annual Liver Life Walk

11.10

This year, The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas once again had the pleasure of partnering with The American Liver Foundation to be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 Liver Life Walk for the … read more

Sayon Thill - Liver Transplant Success Story

Living Magazine Shares Successes in Lifesaving Care at The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas

10.20

As teenagers, most of us have few worries, are focused on enjoying life, and are brimming with excitement for what the future holds. However, this is not the case for everyone as Sayon … read more

Join us for the 2015 Liver Walk

2015 Liver Life Walk – Help Us Save Lives

10.02

This year, The Liver Institute at Methodist is pleased to announce that we will once again be supporting the American Liver Foundation and participating as a team and Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 Liver … read more

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New Study on the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in Dialysis Patients by The Liver Institute is Highlighted at International Liver Congress

09.25

Once again, The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas is able to demonstrate its place at the forefront in the treatment and management of liver disease. In April 2015, at the International Liver Congress … read more

Dr. Mantry discusses President Carter's Liver Diagnosis with Fox 4 News

Dr. Parvez Mantry of Methodist Dallas Responds to Former President Jimmy Carter’s Liver Cancer Diagnosis on Fox 4 News

09.15

Following former President Jimmy Carter’s recent diagnosis of liver cancer, Dr. Parvez Mantry, Medical Director for The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas, had the pleasure of speaking with Fox 4 News to give … read more

Dr. Mejia performs three liver transplants in 24 hours

Methodist Dallas Performs Three Liver Transplants in a Single Day

08.01

Recently, Dr. Alejandro Mejia, Executive Medical Director for Organ Transplantation at The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas, had the pleasure of being featured on Channel 8 News for performing a rare feat. He … read more

Methodist Transplant Institute Offers Life-Saving Pancreas Removal Alternative

07.22

Discover how pancreas removal by Dr. Dickerman at Methodist Transplant Institute in Dallas gave two sisters hope for a healthy, new life! Like most sisters, Lauren Moffett and Megan Picou share many things, … read more

DFW Liver & Gut Club Puts Hepatitis C Treatment in the Spotlight

07.14

Each year, The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas hosts the DFW Liver and Gut Club event to provide continuing medical education for attending physicians, including gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists and physician extenders. The symposium … read more

Tracy Giacoma receives 2015 Deedle Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration Award

Vice President ‘Trailblazer’ of The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas Wins Prestigious National Award

06.24

The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas Medical Center is proud to announce Tracy Giacoma as the 2015 award winner of the Deedle Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration. Giacoma, Vice President of Transplant Services … read more

da Vinci Robotic System at The Liver Institute

Exploring a New Frontier with the da Vinci® Surgical System Robotic Surgery at The Liver Institute – Dallas, Texas

06.18

(Updated Post – View original 8/22/2014 post here.) Many surgeons today are consistently looking for new, technologically advanced ways to perform procedures in a manner that provides faster recovery and fewer complications than … read more

Dr. Barnes and Dr. Nazario - 2014 Super Doctor Rising Stars

Introducing our Rising Stars from 2015’s Super Doctors!

06.01

The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas Medical Center is pleased to congratulate two of our outstanding physicians who have been named Rising Stars for 2015 by Texas Monthly’s Super Doctors. Congratulations to Dr. … read more

Carol Pressley - Double Kidney Living Donation Recipient

Twice a Recipient: Alive and Kicking Through Kidney Living Donation

05.15

When kidney disease first struck Carol Pressley, she had no idea how her family would step up to ensure she lived a happy, healthy life to the fullest. Not only does Carol feel … read more

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Check out Dr. Hector Nazario and the rest of the team in the March issue of Living Magazine!

04.30

Recently, Dr. Hector E. Nazario and the partnering physicians at The Liver Institute at The Methodist Dallas Medical Center had the pleasure of being featured in the March 2015 issue of Living Magazine. … read more

April is National Donate Life Month

It’s National Donate Life Month! Are you a donor?

04.15

This April, Methodist Dallas Medical Center celebrates the 50th Anniversary of National Donate Life Month. In 2010, President Obama made this proclamation to bring awareness to the organ donor program as well as … read more

2014 Best Doctors in Texas

Our Doctors Elected Best in Texas for 2014

04.14

The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas proudly announces their winners for D Magazine’s Best Doctors and Texas Super Doctors featured in Texas Monthly magazine for 2014, placing a spotlight on their multidisciplinary approach … read more