Pancreatic Treatment Centers

University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute physicians, pancreatic surgeons and nutritional specialists offer an individualized approach for each patient with pancreatic disease. Pancreatic diseases span a broad spectrum of benign and malignant conditions, and the treatment options may vary among patients, depending on the severity of the disease.

Patients with complications associated with acute and chronic pancreatitis may have both surgical and nonsurgical endoscopic treatment options. The most appropriate treatment depends on a number of factors which may differ from patient to patient. We involve patients in the decision-making process to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Individual Approach to Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Patients with pancreatic cancer deserve an individualized approach to guide their treatment plans. That is why we hold multidisciplinary tumor board meetings, where experts in different specialties collaborate to determine the best treatment options for each patient, for all types and stages of pancreatic cancer. This team comprises specialists in:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Oncology

A combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy may be recommended for patients with cancer of the pancreas.

Tests and Procedures

For conditions and disease of the pancreas, including pancreatic cancer, our expert team of physicians and surgeries offer a wide range of surgical and non-surgical diagnostic and treatment options. These include: