Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Patrick R. Pfau, MD

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Patrick R. Pfau, MD

About

Dr. Pfau's practice focuses on the application of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy to gastrointestinal disease. This primarily includes the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies, disorders of the biliary system and pancreas, and screening for GI malignancies, particularly colon cancer.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Gastroenterology
    Medical School
    • Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
    Fellowships
    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    • University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
    Residencies
    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Internships
    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Specialties

    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Control of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
    • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
    • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound with Fine Needle Aspiration
    • Enteral Stenting
    • HALO Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
    • Photodynamic Therapy
    • Rectal Ultrasound with Fine Needle Aspiration
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    Research and publications

    Dr. Pfau's research interests include therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy, gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies and colon cancer screening.