Tests and procedures

Doctors within Mayo Clinic's Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery have expertise in rare diagnoses and clinically specialized aspects of surgical care for the people they treat:

Innovative services and special programs

  • Minimally invasive surgery. Mayo Clinic surgeons have been at the forefront of using minimally invasive surgery. Read more about minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic techniques that offer recovery advantages when indicated.

With more than 1,400 people treated using minimally invasive procedures on average each year in the Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic has long been on the forefront of surgical innovation. In turn, our hepatobiliary and pancreas surgeons are national leaders in surgical volume and technique.

Hepatobiliary and pancreas surgeons work with other specialists involved in each person's care to diagnose and provide timely surgical intervention for complex conditions.

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  • Bile duct resection
  • Bile duct stone removal
  • Biliary drainage
  • Biliary stenting
  • Cancer treatment
  • Chemoembolization for liver cancer
  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
  • Colectomy
  • Cryoablation for cancer
  • Cytoreductive surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatic artery infusion pump chemotherapy
  • Hepatobiliary disease evaluation
  • Hepatobiliary disease postoperative care
  • Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Irreversible electroporation
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cyst fenestration
  • Liver cyst resection
  • Liver resection
  • Liver tumor ablation
  • Microwave ablation for cancer
  • Minimally invasive gastric surgery
  • Minimally invasive intestinal surgery
  • Minimally invasive liver surgery
  • Minimally invasive pancreas surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Pancreatic enucleation
  • Radiofrequency ablation for cancer
  • Small bowel resection
  • Soft tissue sarcoma surgery
  • Whipple procedure
Oct. 03, 2023