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Pancreatitis Clinic

The VCU Medical Center’s Pancreatitis Clinic is dedicated to treating patients and promoting research on pancreatitis and other pancreatic disorders. The Pancreatitis Clinic provides patients with access to the most experienced pancreatitis team in the area, the benefit of innovative therapies and access to research/clinical trials, which improve the quality of care in the community, the nation and the world. The clinic is comprised of a team of experts from multiple specialties including gastroenterology, transplant surgery, hematology-oncology, surgical oncology, radiology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, registered dietitians, research certified registered nurses, clinic research specialist as well as a full administrative support staff. This vast team of specialists offers cutting edge therapies including:

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) with biopsy capabilities
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Dietary counseling
  • Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatosopy (MRCP), a noninvasive study of the bile and pancreatic ducts to determine blockage
  • Genetic screening and counseling
  • Access to research and clinical trials
  • Nursing care recognized by the national Magnet award since 2006

The Pancreatitis Clinic welcomes both internal and external referrals to the clinic.