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Christopher Lee Wolfgang, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

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Director, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Professor of Surgery

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Expertise: Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Repair, Bile Duct Tumors, Biliary Tree, Cancer, Distal Pancreatectomy, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Tumors, General Surgery, Irreversible Electroporation, Liver Tumors, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, Pancreatic Disease, Pancreatic Tumors, Surgical Oncology, Whipple Procedure ...read more

Research Interests: Biological mechanism of the initiation and growth of pancreatic cancers, pancreatic cysts

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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600 N. Wolfe Street
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Phone: 410-502-4194
Fax: 443-992-7305

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Appointment Phone: 410-933-7262

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-4194
Fax: 410-955-8110

Background

Christopher L. Wolfgang, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, is an Associate Professor of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an attending surgeon at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Wolfgang obtained his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and residency training in General Surgery at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Wolfgang has obtained a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, also from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Wolfgang has completed a research fellowship in surgical oncology from Penn State and a clinical fellowship in gastrointestinal surgery at Johns Hopkins. His primary clinical interests are cancers and benign disease of the liver, pancreas, bile duct and gallbladder. His major scientific interest is in the biological behavior of pancreatic cancers.

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Titles

  • Director, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
  • Co-Director, Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
  • Professor of Surgery
  • Professor of Oncology
  • Professor of Pathology

Education

Degrees

  • MD PhD, Temple University School of Medicine (1998)

Residencies

  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center / General Surgery (2004)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2005)

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
    Fellow

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