Fatty Liver Disease: All You Need to Know!

This lecture is all about the signs and symptoms of fatty liver disease. Harmit Kalia, DO specializes in hepatology and liver transplantation. Advance registration is required. Zoom link will be provided to all registrants.

The program will address such topics as:

1. What is the chance that I have Fatty Liver?
2. Why should you see your doctor about this?
3. What does it mean now that my doctor has diagnosed me with this?
4. Can I die from this disease?
5. What do I need to do to get better?

Harmit Kalia, DO, joined Northwell as the director of strategic development and outreach at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation in April. Dr. Kalia joins from NYU Langone where he served as a transplant hepatologist in addition to the medical director of liver transplant outreach. He was a clinical associate professor of medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. From 2009 to 2019 he worked at Montefiore Medical Center caring for patients with liver disease and supporting liver transplant outreach efforts.     

Dr. Kalia specializes in hepatology and liver transplantation and is experienced in autoimmune liver diseases, viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, and end-stage liver disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.     

Dr. Kalia earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Queens College and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from NY College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-NJMS and a fellowship in advanced hepatology from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition to advanced hepatology, he is also board certified in gastroenterology.