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

Co-Director, Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
Professor of Surgery


Appointment Phone


Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7262

600 N. Wolfe Street
Blalock Building
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-4194
Fax: 443-992-7305

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7262

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


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

Research Interests

Biological mechanism of the initiation and growth of pancreatic cancers, pancreatic cysts


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. more

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    Additional Information

  • Education +


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


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


    • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2005)
  • Research & Publications +
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
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    • American College of Surgeons
  • Videos & Media +


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