Don’t miss the annual Ask the Experts event hosted by Banner University Medicine,
in collaboration with the American Liver Foundation and Transplant Community Alliance.
Welcome remarks by Dr Moises Nevah, Director of Hepatology for Transplant
Guest Speaker: Ivan L. Rivera, Program Manager, Benefits 2 Work Arizona “Social Security Income and Benefits: What it Means to You”
Banner Physician Panel Q&A (submit your questions when you RSVP)
This educational session is meant for family, friends, and individuals who have been diagnosed with advanced liver disease. Please join us in a FREE opportunity to engage our expert panel of Physicians and Healthcare Professionals with questions about liver disease, liver cancer, and transplant. The keynote speaker is Ivan Rivera, Ability 360, speaking on Social Security income and returning to work.
Dr. Moises Ilan Nevah earned his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Panama in Panama City, Panama. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency with Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai West Hospital (formally Roosevelt Hospital) in New York City. Dr. Nevah completed further training with a Gastroenterology fellowship at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, and a Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine.
He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. Dr. Nevah specializes in abnormal liver function tests, alcoholic liver disease, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, autoimmune liver disease, and pre- and post-liver transplant care. His main clinical interest is complications of portal hypertension and end-stage liver disease. Since 2003, he has delivered personalized care to patients ages 18 and older. Dr. Nevah also speaks Spanish.
Christian Cornelius, MD
Dr. Cornelius is the Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry and a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix. He attended Medical School at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and completed his residency at Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix. His areas of interest include mood and anxiety disorders and psychopharmacology. Dr. Cornelius was born in St. Louis, MO, raised in Arizona and is married with two children. His hobbies include golf, fishing, Hemerocallis hybridizing, and reading.
Thomas Chaly, MD
Thomas Chaly, MD, FACS, joined Doctors Koep, Cashman, Brink and Van der Werf in August 2017 from University of Utah. Originally from New York, Dr. Thomas Chaly received a Bachelor of Science at the University of California. After receiving his medical degree, he began his residency in General Surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident. In addition, he completed his fellowship in Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City where he served as Chief Administrative Fellow. Dr. Thomas Chaly’s expertise includes kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, minimally invasive surgery including donor nephrectomy, and pediatric liver transplantation. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and children.