Stanford's Benign Pancreas Program provides comprehensive care to
patients with acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic
cysts. Our program is comprised of faculty from gastroenterology,
pancreatic surgery, pain management and nutrition services. The
collaborative nature of our program means that patient care is
promptly and carefully managed with insight from the appropriate specialists.
BENEFITS TO YOU
Our Benign Pancreas Program offers expert, comprehensive care for patients with benign pancreatic diseases.
Our pancreatic disease treatment plans address unique patient needs and are based on expertise from a multi-disciplinary team.
Latest Medical Management Approaches: Our physicians are
leaders in the field of gastroenterology and have deep expertise in
the diagnosis and management of pancreatic disorders.
Therapeutic Endoscopy: Therapeutic endoscopy procedures are used
to diagnose and treat benign pancreatic diseases. Many minimally
invasive procedures can be performed using therapeutic endoscopy,
providing the patient with a rapid recovery time.
Surgical Techniques: Stanford surgeons are renowned for their skill
performing innovative pancreatic surgical procedures that offer
patients short recovery times.
Nutrition and Pain
Management. The Stanford Benign Pancreas Program provides patients
with direct access to Stanford’s GI Pain Clinic, as well as
Nutrition Services, where they meet with a dedicated clinical
nutritionist with experience in counseling patients with chronic
Unparalleled Experience. Stanford is
consistently among the top five medical centers in California with
respect to the volume of pancreas operations performed annually. Our
physicians see more than 600 cases of acute pancreatitis and 250
cases of chronic pancreatitis each year—a patient volume that
provides us with the experience to manage a diverse array of
The Benign Pancreas Program Is Available at the Following Location: