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Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

 
 

We Are Here and Ready to Safely Care for You

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, your health and safety are our very highest priorities. We are ready to care for you and your family in our hospitals, surgery centers, and through in-person clinic and online video visits. Learn how we are keeping you safe and protected so that you can get the care you need.

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How We Make Sure You Are Safe

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, our doctors and care teams are taking extra precautions to make your visit as safe as possible.

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Masks and Protective Equipment


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Learn more about our COVID-19 safety precautions.

 

How to Schedule Your Appointment

In-Person Visits

If you are an existing patient and had an appointment that was postponed, our offices may contact you to reschedule. You can also call your doctor’s office or send a message via MyChart to discuss your healthcare needs so we can determine the appointment that is most appropriate. If you are a new patient, please call us at 443-997-1508 to schedule an in-person primary or specialty care visit.
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Video Visits (Telemedicine)

Many new and existing Johns Hopkins patients have the option to have a video appointment (telemedicine) with their provider, depending on their healthcare need. If you don't have a device to use for a video visit, you and your provider may decide that a telephone call will meet your needs.
Learn more about video visits.
New Patients*

*New patients have not been previously seen by a provider at the Department of Surgery. **Existing patients have been seen by the department in the past. Existing patients must have a MyChart account to request an appointment online, or may otherwise need to call. You can enroll in MyChart to manage appointments, communicate with your provider, receive test results and request prescription renewals.

 
 

The Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Program at Johns Hopkins is built around our team of globally recognized liver and pancreas surgeons. Working with other specialists, our team provides consistent and seamless treatment for patients with malignancies and diseases in the pancreas, liver, gallbladder and bile duct. During one appointment at the Pancreatic Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic, you will meet with leading medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists and nutritionists. These specialists  work together to provide expert medical treatment and deeply compassionate care at every stage of your journey.

Why choose Johns Hopkins?

Johns Hopkins is one of the few centers in the country that performs liver and pancreas operations with both the traditional open method and minimally invasive operations, including robotic and laparoscopic procedures. Our treatments, which utilize a minimally invasive approach, include the Whipple procedure, auto islet surgery, bile duct resections, and liver resections.

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High Volume
Johns Hopkins performs more pancreas surgeries than any other institution in the United States. Each year, our surgeons perform more than 500 pancreatectomies, including approximately 350 Whipple procedures.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery
Our experienced surgeons perform advanced surgical techniques for liver and pancreas operations using minimally-invasive procedures.

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Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
Johns Hopkins is one of the few hospitals that specializes in diagnosing and treating unresectable pancreatic cancer. Our team will determine if apparent unresectable tumors may be resectable.

 

Pancreatic Cancer | Patty's Story

For Montana-resident Patricia “Patty” Mild, the year of 2015 was a medical and emotional roller coaster. She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January 2015 and sought a second opinion at Johns Hopkins after undergoing a failed operation to remove the tumor closer to home. A consultation with Johns Hopkins surgical oncologist Christopher Wolfgang and an aggressive treatment plan formulated by the pancreatic cancer clinical team gave her new hope of a life free from pancreatic cancer.

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