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The Liver and Pancreas Program for hepatopancreaticobiliary disorders at University Hospital brings together a complete team of health care professionals to treat complex hepatopancreaticobiliary disorders.


The Liver and Pancreas Program performs a higher volume of complex liver and pancreas operations than any other center in Wisconsin. It is affiliated with the UW Carbone Cancer Center, the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Wisconsin.



UW Health liver surgery minimally-invasive surgeries: Two surgeons in operating room

Minimally Invasive Surgery


UW Health surgeons use minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible, with benefits to patients including less pain, shorter hospital stays and a quicker return to the lifestyle to which they're accustomed.


Our minimally invasive surgeries

Multidisciplinary liver and pancreas care

Multidisciplinary Care


The Liver and Pancreas Program combines multidisciplinary care with novel strategies to provide comprehensive care for patients and offer them expanded treatment options.


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 Liver and Pancreas Conditions and Treatments

Conditions and Treatments


The Liver and Pancreas Program uses state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques that are less invasive, including new surgical techniques and innovative treatments to treat conditions of the gallbladder, colon, liver and pancreas.


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Liver and Pancreas Patient Stories 

Meet Our Patients


Alyssa Brewer was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at age 37, a disease often considered terminal. Five of the first six doctors she spoke to initially treated her like a lost cause. Then she turned to surgeons within the liver and pancreas program.


Watch Alyssa's story



Pancreas support: Smiling man and woman 



These resources support and educate patients with diseases of the pancreas:


Multidisciplinary Cancer Care

Gastrolenterology and Hepatology