Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Harish Lavu, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Chief, Section of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery

Specialties
Surgery
Surgery - Alimentary Tract
Surgery - Gastrointestinal
Surgery - Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary
Surgery - Oncology

Make An Appointment

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Office Locations

Philadelphia
1100 Walnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-9402
Fax: (215) 923-6609

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

  • Albany Medical College, Medical School

Residency

  • University of California, LA School of Medicine

Fellowship

  • Indiana University Medical Center

Recent Publications

Total parenteral nutrition in patients following pancreaticoduodenectomy: lessons from 1184 patients

Pneumonia is associated with a high risk of mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy

Increasing resident utilization and recognition of the critical view of safety during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a pilot study from an academic medical center

Microscopic lymphovascular invasion is an independent predictor of survival in resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Recurrence and survival after resection of small intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm-associated Carcinomas (≤ 20-mm invasive component) A multi-institutional analysis

Delayed Gastric Emptying After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: an Analysis of Risk Factors and Cost

Fluid Restriction During Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Is It Effective in Reducing Postoperative Complications?

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma treatment - The past, present, and future

The influence of transection site on the development of pancreatic fistula in patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy: A review of 294 consecutive cases

Incidence and Severity of Pancreatogenic Diabetes After Pancreatic Resection

A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial on the efficacy of ethanol celiac plexus neurolysis in patients with operable pancreatic and periampullary adenocarcinoma

Decision counseling and participation in a pancreas cancer registry

Complex cystic lesions in the liver causing abdominal pain

Non-neoplastic Epithelial Cysts of the Pancreas: A Rare, Benign Entity

Does Resident Experience Affect Outcomes in Complex Abdominal Surgery? Pancreaticoduodenectomy as an Example

Prognostic value of circulating cytokines in colon cancer recurrence

Safety of perioperative aspirin therapy in pancreatic operations

Emergent pancreaticoduodenectomy: A dual institution experience and review of the literature

Intraoperative Pancreatoscopy: A Valuable Tool for Pancreatic Surgeons?

The HYSLAR trial: A prospective randomized controlled trial of the use of a restrictive fluid regimen with 3% hypertonic saline versus lactated ringers in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy