Update on Hepatitis C Program

Well, we are officially 1 year into our Hepatology program and treatment for Hepatitis C continues to be a very exciting area for us at Charlton Health.  With EVERYONE now being funded for the cure of hepatitis C, we continue to accept new patients and referrals to our program.

Are you living with Hepatitis C or know someone who is??  Everyone is now funded and offered the cure for this virus as Canada works hard to eradicate Hepatitis C completely.  If you have Hep C or know someone who does, please have the family doctor send a referral to one of our Hep C programs to discuss treatment.

Hamilton– Dr. Marco Puglia

Phone 905-526-7002 x 1104

Fax 905-522-7477

Brantford– Dr. Stephen Somerton

Phone 519-756-3830

Fax 519-756-6315

Jennifer Heipel has approximately 12 years of experience working as a hepatology nurse/clinical research coordinator for several gastroenterologists, hepatologists, infectious diseases and addiction specialists. She is trained in the treatment of Hepatitis B and C therapies as well as general hepatology and pre/post liver transplant follow up. Jennifer serves as Charlton Health’s full time Hepatology Nurse and manages the Hepatology Program. She has worked and continues to work with Dr. Puglia at McMaster University and other area Gastroenterologists to develop a comprehensive, in-house Hepatology program and Hepatitis C program here at Charlton Health.

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