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Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Penn's digestive and liver surgeons provide state-of-the-art treatment and clinical care for patients with a variety of digestive, liver and pancreatic disorders.

Our multidisciplinary approach enables us to work as a team, providing patients with the expert care they need at this crucial time.

World-Renowned Leaders
Having studied at some of the most prominent medical centers in the country, our surgeons are at the forefront of the field, creating the surgical techniques and treatments that are bringing significant scientific advances to patient care.

The Latest Procedures & Treatments
At Penn, it's not just our expertise that makes us stand out from many of the world's surgeons, it's also our commitment to pushing forward, to finding what will work best for each patient's individual condition.

As such, we have pioneered numerous surgical techniques and procedures that are improving the lives of our patients. Among them are several minimally invasive surgical techniques that typically result in less blood loss, reduced pain and faster recovery. Procedures such as:

  • Laparoscopic bariatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery
  • Laparoscopic foregut surgery (Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Hiatel Hernia, and minimally invasive esophagectomy)
  • Laparoscopic surgery of the retroperitoneum

Dedicated to Your Health
Offering patients superior surgical care is what we do, all day, every day. It's what makes us leaders in our field, propels us to uncover new and better treatments and keeps our patients' individualized needs our first concern.

We want our patients to be healthy and we aim to do everything in our power to help them achieve and sustain the highest quality of life possible.

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