Dr. Orman completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia, followed by medical school at Duke University. He then completed training in internal medicine at the University of Michigan followed by fellowships in gastroenterology and in transplant hepatology at the University of North Carolina. During his clinical fellowships, he also obtained a Master’s degree in clinical research from the UNC School of Public Health. Dr. Orman’s primary research interests are focused on the care of patients with complications of end-stage liver disease. In particular, he is committed to developing novel interventions to transform the healthcare experience and to improve outcomes for this population. He is the recipient of multiple NIH grants aiming to understand early hospital readmissions for patients with cirrhosis and to innovate novel collaborative care interventions to improve care for patients with cirrhosis after hospital discharge. He is also the site PI at Indiana University for the PCORI-funded multicenter PAL-LIVER trial, studying the impact of palliative care for patients with end-stage liver disease. He provides comprehensive clinical hepatology care, seeing patients with a wide variety of acute and chronic liver diseases.