Helping you return to what matters most Innovative Treatment for Liver and Pancreas Disorders

The Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery Program at Johns Hopkins provides minimally-invasive procedure options for patients diagnosed with cancer and diseases in the pancreas, liver, gallbladder and bile duct. Our liver and pancreatic surgeons provide specialized treatment and compassionate care at every stage of your journey.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins for Liver, Biliary and Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Leaders in HPB Treatment

At Johns Hopkins, we have one of the highest surgical volumes for hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery in the nation, our experienced surgeons are leaders in pancreas and liver surgery. We offer second opinions for both liver and pancreatic cancer.

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More Treatment Options

Our surgeons specialize in diagnosing and treating liver and pancreatic cancer through minimally invasive and robotic surgery. We are able to schedule patients within 24-48 hours after record review.

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Advanced Cancer Treatment

We treat metastatic and advanced cancers that others may deem ineligible for surgical removal (unresectable).

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Minimally Invasive Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery

There are several different types of surgical procedures offered to patients which include the following:

Patient Resources

  • Patient Stories

    Learn more about our patients and their experience after undergoing Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery.

  • Educational Videos

    Learn more information about the conditions we treat and surgical services we provide for our patients.

Surgical Second Opinions

We offer consultations for patients needing liver, pancreatic, gallbladder or bile duct surgery in person and by telemedicine. Call us to request a second opinion for an accurate diagnosis.

Pancreatic Cancer | Patty's Story

In 2015, Montana resident Patty Mild was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and sought a second opinion at Johns Hopkins. The pancreatic cancer clinical team formulated an aggressive treatment plan that gave her new hope of a life free from pancreatic cancer.

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Meet Our Team

Our multidisciplinary team specialize in hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and provide the best quality of care for patients.

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Pancreatic Surgery, Liver Surgery and Biliary Surgery Programs at Johns Hopkins

Learn more about the treatment and research programs that specialize in all conditions of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder and bile duct.

Support ongoing research and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgical care.

Latest Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

ALPPS Procedure & Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump

Surgical oncologist Dr. Chris Shubert discusses the unique advances the Johns Hopkins Hospital has in pancreatic and liver cancer. He answers questions such as: what is ALPPS and what does it treat, how does it combine with hepatic artery infusion pump, and the benefit it has to patients.

The Latest Advancements in Pancreatic Cancer Surgery

Surgical oncologist Dr. William Burns shares latest advancements in pancreas surgery that are available at Johns Hopkins, including new surgical approaches for tumors with vascular involvement and metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Latest Advancements in Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

Pancreatic cancer experts Dr. Jin He and Dr. Lei Zheng discuss the latest approaches in robotic and minimally invasive surgical techniques, surgical options for metastatic disease, new clinical trials, immunotherapy, and options for unresectable tumors.

Clinical Trials

Learn more about our active clinical trials. We are constantly discovering advancements in treating liver and pancreas cancers.