Jefferson University Hospitals

Digestive Health Institute

Diseases & Conditions

  • Bile Duct Cancer
    Cholangiocarcinoma, also known as bile duct cancer, is often treated the same way as hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of primary liver cancer that develops in the main type of liver cell.

  • Cholecystitis
    If you or someone you care for is experiencing intense and sudden pain in the the upper right part of the abdomen, nausea or vomiting, this may be a sign of cholecystitis, an inflammation of the gallbladder.

  • Gallstones
    Too much cholesterol, bile salts or bilirubin (bile pigment) can cause gallstones which forms when bile, stored in the gallbladder, hardens into stone-like material.

  • Pancreatic Cancer
    Pancreatic cancer overview from the leading doctors at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia. Our nationally ranked pancreatic cancer doctors and specialist can help provide answers to your questions on the pancreatic cancer stages, signs, symptoms, and treatments.

  • Pancreatitis
    Our experts provide personalized care to manage the pain and complications of inflammation of the pancreas, known as pancreatitis.

  • Pseudocysts of the Pancreas
    Our team of digestive disease physicians is experienced in diagnosing pseudocysts - and distinguishing them from cancerous cysts.