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
  • Department of Medicine

Practice locations

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  • Digestive Health Center - Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-5000
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  • University Hospital - Pancreas Cancer Prevention Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7502
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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

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

Research and publications

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