Gastrointestinal Surgery at Parnassus

UCSF Gastrointestinal Surgery at Parnassus cares for patients with diseases of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This includes cancers and benign conditions of the esophagus, liver, spleen, bile ducts, pancreas, stomach and gallbladder. UCSF performs large numbers of GI surgeries with excellent outcomes for patients. Most surgeries are performed using minimally invasive techniques that UCSF helped pioneer.

Individualized treatment is a hallmark of the program. Patients receive state-of-the-art care from a team of experts that includes a gastrointestinal surgeon collaborating with other specialists, such as gastroenterologists and thoracic surgeons.

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Endoscopic Surgery for Bariatric Revision After Weight Loss Failure

    Morbid obesity and its associated metabolic diseases are on the rise in the United States. Currently, the best treatment for obesity is bariatric surgery where both roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy off...

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Esophageal Manometry During Recovery From Anesthesia: Pilot Study

    1. An intact pharyngoesophageal reflex is essential to protect the upper airway from aspiration of either mouth contents or regurgitated gastric refluxate. This reflex is essential at protecting the airway ...

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    Related clinics

    Gastroenterology at Mount Zion

    1701 Divisadero St., Suite 120
    San Francisco, CA 94115

    Gastroenterology at Parnassus

    350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 410
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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