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Pancreaticobiliary Center

The Pancreaticobiliary Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has been designed to offer patients and referring physicians a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to disorders of the pancreas and bile ducts. A team of gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, radiologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists will work together to design a personalized diagnostic and therapeutic plan for each patient. Our nurse coordinator will organize and expedite patient evaluations, minimizing multiple visits for testing and physician consultation.

Our program offers:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of malignancies of the pancreas and bile ducts
  • Evaluation of cystic lesions of the pancreas
  • Treatment of acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Non-surgical management of pancreatic pseudocysts
  • Medical and Surgical Treatment for Gallstones
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Post-cholecystectomy Syndrome
  • Treatment of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Treatment of benign bile duct strictures

State of the art technology is available including:

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic pancreaticobiliary endoscopy
    • Manometry
    • Multiple stent placements
    • Lithotripsy
    • Cholangioscopy
  • Therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound
    • Tissue procurement
    • Pseudocyst drainage
  • Helical CT Scanning, Magnetic resonance imaging including
  • Laparoscopic surgical techniques
  • Multiple chemotherapy and radiation treatment options for cancer therapy

Our staff: