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Division of
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Laparoscopy and Spleen Diseases
Dr. Allen Bar
Dr. Bar
Amy Cha
A. Cha
Dr. Matt Kirkland
Dr. Kirkland
Gary Korus
Dr. Korus
Major Kenneth Lee
M. K. Lee
Steven Raper
Dr. Raper
Alan Schuricht
Dr. Schuricht
Ian Soriano
I. Soriano
David Wernsing
Dr. Wernsing

Splenectomy for a normal or near-normal sized spleen can be done using minimally invasive techniques. 4 or 5 one-half inch incisions are employed, Spleenand the spleen is extracted either intact by enlarging one of the incisions, or in a bag after morcellization. Hospital stay is usually only one or two nights. A routine search for accessory spleens is accomplished when indicated.

Spleen Diseases
Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)
Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH)

Office Visit Locations:
Perelman Center - West Pavilion, 4th Floor (HUP)
266 Wright-Saunders Building (PPMC)
700 Spruce Street - Garfield Duncan Building (PAH)

Making an Office Visit Appointment:
215-662-2626 or 800-789-PENN

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