Penn Medicine's Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery provides comprehensive care for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon), gallbladder, pancreas, liver, as well as hernia repair.

Known nationally and internationally for their advanced surgical and clinical expertise, and commitment to surgical education and research, the division performs leading edge surgical techniques and treatments for patients.

Multidisciplinary Patient Care

The Division works closely with other specialists within Penn Medicine including Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Gastroenterology and the Abramson Cancer Center for full-spectrum patient care from diagnosis to treatment and long-term 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 and robotic surgery techniques that may result in less blood loss, reduced pain and faster recovery:

Clinical Care

Leaders in Education and Research

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

Current Research Activities

Our extensive and ongoing research helps improve and pioneer surgical care for our patients and the next generation of surgeons:

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