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Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Gastrostomy Tube Replacement

Some people require the placement of a tube in the stomach for nutrition support or gastric decompression. For some patients, this can be done endoscopically as an outpatient procedure. Others may require an "open" operation that requires an overnight hospital stay.

Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
 

Office Visit Locations:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Floor

 
Making an Office Visit Appointment:
215-615-5858 or 800-789-PENN
 
Dr. Douglas Fraker
Dr. Fraker
 
Dr.Giorgos Karakousis
Dr. Karakousis
 
Dr. Rachel Kelz
Dr. Kelz
 
 

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