Scott Biggins, M.D., M.S., is a board certified physician, UW Medicine’s chief of Hepatology, director of the UW Liver Care Line and co-director of the UW's Liver Transplant Program.Dr. Biggins is a nationally recognized clinician, researcher and leader in the field of Hepatology. He believes that medical care should focus on health rather disease and that the physician-patient relationship is a partnership toward optimizing health and quality of life. He is recognized for his outstanding mentoring and teaching of the next generation of hepatologists and is active in the development of national policies related to liver transplantation. Dr. Biggins earned his M.D. at USC and his M.S. at UC San Francisco. He is triple board certified in Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He has been awarded research funding from the American Liver Foundation, National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.