Give Online: Help shape patient care for generations to come.
Cleveland Clinic Logo



Request an Appointment



Contact us with Questions

Expand Content

Pancreatic Disease

Our multidisciplinary approach unites specialists from across Cleveland Clinic, including gastroenterologists, pancreatic surgeons, radiologists, pain management physicians, psychologists and oncologists from Taussig Cancer Institute, when needed, who together work to customize the best possible treatment for patients and give them improved quality of life.

Pancreatic disease includes such disorders as painful masses, sharp, irregular attacks of pain, or an inability to digest food because the pancreas does not produce enough digestive enzymes.

Cleveland Clinic is one of the few centers in the nation that specializes in patient-centered treatments and front line research for every type of pancreatic disorder.

The most common pancreatic related diseases treated at Cleveland Clinic include:

Each year, more than 1,500 patients trust the Pancreas Clinic with their healthcare needs. In 2010, the Cleveland Clinic treated more than 350 patients chronic pancreatitis and nearly 500 patients with pancreatic cancer.

There are a variety of tests done to diagnosis common and complicated cases of pancreas related disorders:

Among the treatment options for patients with pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer:

Doctor's Last Name

Search Filters


Specialty, Disease or Treatment

Additional Languages

Institute or Department

Type of Doctor

For Children & Adolescents For Adults Researchers Educators Administrators Surgeons Only Non-Surgeons Only

Gender of Doctor

Male Female No Preference

Results: 14 Doctors


Results per page:

Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, PhD

Abu-Elmagd, Kareem, MD, PhD

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Department: Transplantation Center

Specialties: Autoimmune Chronic Hepatitis, Portal Hypertension, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Distal Splenorenal Shunt, Intestinal Transplant, Pediatric Liver Transplantation more

Type of Doctor: Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Surgeon: Yes

Education: Mansoura University School of Medicine

Prabhleen Chahal, MD

Prabhleen Chahal, MD

Chahal, Prabhleen, MD

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Department: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Specialties: Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Diseases, Bile Duct Obstruction, Bile Duct Stones, Biliary Disorders, Duodenal Polyps, Esophageal Cancer more

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: No

Education: M.P. Shah Medical College & Hospital


Sricharan Chalikonda, MD

Chalikonda, Sricharan, MD

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Department: General Surgery

Specialties: Abdominal Hernia, Appendicitis, Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Diseases, Bile Duct Obstruction, Bile Duct Stones, Bile Duct Tumors more

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: Yes

Education: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Kevin El-Hayek, MD

Kevin El-Hayek, MD

El-Hayek, Kevin, MD

Location(s): Abu Dhabi

Department: General Surgery

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: Yes

Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Sunguk Jang, MD

Sunguk Jang, MD

Jang, Sunguk, MD

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Strongsville Family Health Center

Department: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Specialties: Barrett's Esophagus, Esophageal Cancer, Esophageal Diseases, Esophageal Stricture, Esophagus Disease, Gallbladder Cancer, Gallbladder Disease more

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: No

Education: University of Maryland Medical Center



Contact Information

Biographical Sketch

Professional Highlights

Education & Fellowships


Specialty Interests

Awards & Honors

Additional Training

Innovations & Patents


Treatments & Services

Diseases & Conditions

Industry Relationships

Languages Spoken

Request an Appointment Email Profile Profile Page

( † Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Email a Friend
Fields marked with an asterisk(*) are required.

Nutrition Services and Lifestyle Changes Regarding Pancreas Function

Our Center for Human Nutrition is part of our Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute. Nutrition plays a large role in treating the symptoms of having a digestive related disorder. Our Center is one of the only centers in the nation offering comprehensive services, including specialized teams for nutrition therapy, intestinal rehabilitation and nutrition support.

Treatment options may include working with our Center for Human Nutrition. Learn more about the Center:

What do you want to do next?

Schedule an Appointment Online

Call us for an Appointment

To find a digestive specialist for your needs, contact the Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at 216.444.7000 (or toll-free 1.800.223.2273, ext. 47000)

Same-day Appointments

To arrange a same-day visit, call 216.444.7000