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 and Treatments

We have pioneered surgical techniques and procedures that improved 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:

  • Laparoscopic bariatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery
  • Laparoscopic foregut surgery (gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernia, and minimally invasive esophagectomy)
  • Laparoscopic surgery of the retroperitoneum 

Clinical Care

Leaders in Education and Research

The Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy is a leader in medical education and training. We offer:


Current Research Activities

Our access to clinical trials enables us to provide some of the newest and best therapies to our patients too.

Inside the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery


Meet the faculty of the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Ian S. Soriano, MD, FACS, joins the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

Ian S. Soriano, MD, FACS, graduated from a combined undergrad-medical degree program at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.

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