Semmelweis University Budapest



Contact Information for physicians and patients


Particular rare liver disease expertise of the centre

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
  • IgG4-related Liver Disease
  • Genetic Cholestatic Disease
  • Alagille Syndrome
  • Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC)
  • Metabolic liver diseases
  • Wilson Disease
  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency (A1ATD)
  • Isolated Biliary Atresia
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cystic Liver Disease
  • Vascular Liver Disease

ERN Representatives

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    Antal Dezsőfi MD, PhD, med. habil.

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    Prof Attila SZABÓ

    department head

ERN Team and Contact


Centre information

The Semmelweis University is one of the biggest health care provider in Hungary. About two million patients are treated annually in the University’s Clinical Centre, which is comprised of 39 University institutes and clinical departments. Our Centre of Expertise, the 1st Department of Pediatrics represents the highest progressivity level of healthcare in pediatrics, providing clinical care of 55,000 out-patients and 8,000 in-patients annually. The 1st Department of Pediatrics of Semmelweis University is declared as a center for pediatric liver diseases and national center for pediatric liver transplantation: – provides the diagnostics and treatment of rare liver diseases with a multidisciplinary approach, in high-quality medical care according to the international guidelines and good practices by creating rationalised patient pathways; – organizes and manages pediatric liver transplantation and follow-up of transplanted children – provides acute and intensive care as well as out-patient care for patients with liver diseases and liver transplanted children – cooperates and harmonizes the functions of other health services providing both out-patient and in-patient care for rare liver disease and liver transplanted patients; – connects to the social sectors beyond the health care services; – contributes to registries of national rare disease patients and accesible services to present Hungarian patients’ data for EU level platforms; – performs education and research related to rare diseases.