Pancreas Clinic Overview

The Pancreas Clinic is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the pancreas, including acute and chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic tumors. The Pancreas Clinic is the first group to start innovative patient phone visits with dedicated nurses prior to appointment, followed by dedicated radiologists’ image review prior to the patient’s visit.

Pancreatologists are specialists in diagnosing and managing pancreatic disorders. Pancreatologists, along with a team of pancreatic surgeons, interventional endoscopists, diagnostic and interventional radiologists, pathologists and an epidemiologist — all of whom hold a special interest in pancreatic disorders — evaluate most patients with pancreatic diseases referred to Mayo Clinic. The Pancreas Clinic is one of the largest specialist groups managing pancreatic disorders in the United States.

Common disorders seen in the Pancreas Clinic

Active clinical studies

This group is active in clinical studies related to the pancreas. These include National Institutes of Health-funded as well as other funded trials underway in acute and chronic pancreatitis, autoimmune pancreatitis, neuro-endocrine tumors, pancreatic cancers, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) and other cysts and systemic diseases involving the pancreas.

Feb. 23, 2018