Why Choose Pancreatic Cancer Care at MedStar Georgetown

Pancreatic Disease Team at MedStar Georgetown

Pancreatic cancer is a serious disease that is often not found until it has spread. The best treatment option for all pancreatic cancer patients is to be treated in an academic medical center, like MedStar Georgetown, where a multidisciplinary group of expert physicians works as a team to treat the cancer. Learn more about pancreatic cancer treatment at MedStar Georgetown in Washington, D.C.

Features of our program include:

  • A multidisciplinary approach to care, featuring renowned specialists in invasive gastroenterology, surgery, medical oncology, radiation medicine, radiology, and interventional radiology
  • More experience treating a greater number of pancreatic patients than any other hospital in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area
  • Doctors who are experienced at treating pancreatic tumors using CyberKnife®, a precise and minimally invasive form of radiation medicine
  • A Pancreatic Disease Program Coordinator, a dedicated nurse navigator who supports pancreatic disease patients. See below for more information. 
  • Clinical research, a top-rated ICU, counseling and other services to ensure the best possible outcome
  • Clinical trials through MedStar Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive center in the area and one of only 41 in the nation

Our Team of Specialists

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's Pancreatic Cancer specialists offer comprehensive, coordinated and multidisciplinary service dedicated to benign and malignant pancreatic cancer at any stage. Our renowned specialists in invasive gastroenterology, surgery, medical oncology, radiation medicine, radiology and interventional radiology treat more pancreatic patients than any other hospital in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Pancreatic Disease Program Coordinator

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's pancreatic patients are cared for by a dedicated nurse coordinator for the Pancreatic Disease Program. This person is a liaison for referring physicians and their patients and helps with all aspects of patient care-from diagnosis to treatment to follow up. They are also a resource for clinical trials and provides patient and community education.

Make an Appointment

To find a pancreatic cancer specialist or get more information, call our scheduling line or request an appointment online.

Phone: 855-546-0704

Awards & Recognitions

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Our Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 46 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation and the only one in the Washington, DC, area. Award received since 1974.