Pancreatic Disorders Program
The Pancreatic Disorders Program provides individualized care to children and young adults with pancreatic disease. Children come from around the world to receive the latest treatments and to participate in clinical research studies. The program is part of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) doctors unraveled the clues to find the answer to Autumn’s severe stomach pain caused by recurrent pancreatitis: bile duct surgery to treat a choledochal cyst.
Your child's care team isn't just comprised of experts in delivering treatment — our specialists are actively involved in research to develop new, innovative ways to treat pancreatic disorders more safely and effectively. Significant breakthroughs in pancreatic care have happened right here at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
Our Programs and Services
Our team of pediatric pancreatologists provide your child with expert care, from initial testing and diagnosis through treatment and long-term disease management. Our multidisciplinary team works closely with the departments of Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Pathology, and Nutrition.