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Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Gastrostomy Tube Replacement
Dr. Douglas Fraker
Dr. Fraker
Giorgos Karakousis
Dr. Karakousis
Dr.Giorgos Karakousis
Dr. Kelz

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

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