UT Health Physicians

Pancreas Tumor Surgery, Adult and Pediatric

Related to: Pancreatic neoplasm, whipple, bile duct repair

adult and pediatric pancreas tumor surgery

Physicians and surgeons at UT Health San Antonio are committed to serve children and adults in various stages of pancreas disease. 

Whether a cancerous or noncancerous diagnosis, patients and their families benefit from our long history of surgical excellence, innovative culture and patient-focused safety and outcomes. The University Health Transplant Institute specializes in treating pancreas disease with cutting edge technology and aggressive surgical techniques. Our team meets regularly to discuss current and potential patient cases and to coordinate care with radiology, advanced endoscopy, medical oncology, pathology, and radiation oncology. This multidisciplinary approach allows us to navigate through complicated pediatric and adult cases with ease.

Areas of specialization include:

  • Partial and complete pancreatectomy
  • Whipple procedure
  • Bile duct repair
  • Chemoembolization
  • Systemic and focused chemotherapy
  • Microwave ablation
  • Nanoknife
  • Focused radiation

Patient referrals

Submit a patient referral online. To speak to a program manager, call 210-567-5777 or toll-free 1-888-336-9633.

Hospital to hospital transfer

Health care providers looking to transport a patient to University Hospital can do so with one simple phone call:
To transfer an adult patient to University Hospital: 210-358-2500
To transfer a pediatric patient to University Hospital: 1-855-484-7733