Pancreas Clinic


Pancreatitis occurs when there’s redness and swelling in the pancreas. The inflammation can be either acute or chronic and is most commonly caused by alcohol abuse or gallstones.

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) – This occurs when the body has a shortage of digestive enzymes. These enzymes are essential in breaking down food and supplying your body with the necessary nutrients.

Pancreatic Cysts

Pancreatic cysts are small, fluid-like growths within the pancreas. There are multiple types of cysts which can be either benign or malignant so expert guidance is critical to identify those which may have pre-malignant characteristics.

Family History Or Genetic Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer

Individuals with a family history of pancreatic cancer are at an increased lifetime risk for developing pancreatic cancer. If you have family members who have pancreatic cancer, it’s best to speak with your physician about regular checkups.

Digestive Health Clinic proudly collaborates with the esteemed pancreatic surgical service at Trinity Surgical Consultants, located at Methodist Richardson Medical Center, to provide our patients with comprehensive and exceptional care for pancreatic conditions.