The Center for Liver and Pancreas Surgery is part of the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, a program that also offers liver, kidney, kidney/pancreas, intestinal and pancreas transplants. The extensive experience with liver and pancreatic surgery our transplant surgeons have makes them experts in cancer and tumor surgery of these organs as well.
MedStar Georgetown’s Transplant Institute’s provides premiere liver and pancreatic disease diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering from a variety of liver and pancreatic disorders, including
Pancreas Tumors and Diseases
The Pancreatic Surgery Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers patients the full range of current therapies, supplemented by the potential to participate in promising clinical trials that could change how acute and chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer are diagnosed and treated in the future. These therapies include ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), EUS (endoscopic ultrasound), genetic tumor and fluid analysis, laparoscopic as well as traditional resection surgery, and medical and oncologic therapies for pancreatic diseases. Learn more about Pancreatic Tumors.
The surgeons performing pancreatic surgery here have among the highest volume, best technical experience and best survival outcomes in the country. In fact, studies suggest that hospitals performing a minimum of 10 pancreaticoduodenectomies (Whipple procedures) have better outcomes; Georgetown’s numbers were much higher than this benchmark. When combined with all other treatment modalities available for pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis, we can offer your patients the most technologically advanced care possible.
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute’s Liver Tumor program is the only true multidisciplinary one of its kind in the Washington D.C., metropolitan area, and one of the most experienced anywhere. Patients who have a growth in the liver are evaluated by a team of medical liver specialists, interventional radiologists, surgeons, oncologists, gastroenterologists, nurse coordinators and others as needed. The thorough evaluation by specialists in the field makes the difficult diagnosis of liver tumors optimal.
Liver Tumor Treatment
Many therapies are available for liver tumors, differing depending on the type of lesion, and the condition of a particular patient. We will individualize your care based on these factors. Treatments such as microwave treatment, freezing, radiofrequency ablation, medications, chemoembolization or surgical removal are all considered. After an evaluation in the office, our team consults together to determine the best therapy for you, then discusses the decision with you and your doctors. You then make the final decision to move forward with your team.
Liver Transplant Videos
The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Liver Team discusses liver disease, liver transplant and
Natalia was born with a rare liver disease and did not have long to live. Diana, a total stranger, h
Alonzo Mourning, former Georgetown Hoya and NBA champion, would never play basketball again without
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, learned that one kidney or liver donation can st
Dr. Thomas Fishbein answers commonly asked questions about liver transplantation, including the diff
Thomas Faust, MD is a liver specialist, also known as a transplant hepatologist, at the MedStar Geor
Sweet Baby Natalia received a liver for her first birthday! Natalia was diagnosed with biliary atres
Local radio personality Tommy McFly, 94.7 Fresh FM, learns what motivated Aziz to donate part of his
During her study break from law school exams, Molly learned about one little girl's need for a l
Dr. Monica Grafals, transplant nephrologist, answers the most commonly asked questions by patients.
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) celebrated the newly renovated transplant unit with f
Meet the people who make the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute among the top ten transplant ce
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About eight weeks after she was born, Serena was diagnosed with biliary atresia. The conclusion was
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Two patients benefit from new procedure to split one donated liver. - Fox 5 NewsMedical Treatment fo
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On April 22, 2011 more than 100 organ donors, recipients and transplant teams came together for Nati
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Pancreatic Disease Videos
Khalid Khan, MD is a gastroenterologist and medical director of the Islet Cell Transplant Program at
“I think partnering with our body is more powerful than fighting with our body and destroying heal
Dr. Lynt Johnson, chief of surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, answers commonly asked
Crystal and Kyle were still in their first year of marriage when she was diagnosed with cancer. Thro
Dr. Nadim Haddad answers commonly asked questions about pancreatic cancer, including pancreatic canc
Dr. Michael Pishvaian answers commonly asked questions about gastrointestinal and pancreatic cancer,
Dr. Patrick Jackson answers commonly asked questions about pancreatic cancer, including treatment op