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Gastrointestinal Surgery
Laparoscopy and Gallstones
Dr. Allen Bar
Dr. Bar
Dr. Matt Kirkland
Dr. Kirkland
Gary Korus
Dr. Korus
Steven Raper
Dr. Raper
Alan Schuricht
Dr. Schuricht
Ian Soriano
I. Soriano
Charles Vollmer
C. Vollmer
David Wernsing
Dr. Wernsing
Noel Williams
Dr. Williams

Laparoscopically guided cholecystectomies have been performed routinely Gallstonesat the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania since 1990. Virtually all patients with symptomatic gallstones are now candidates for theĀ  procedure. Referred patients are evaluated by skilled gastrointestinal surgeons with expertise in minimally invasive procedures. Individuals suspected of harboring choledocholithiasis are referred to the gastrointestinal interventionist for preoperative retrograde cholangiopancreotography. Preoperative ERCP is generally coordinated within 24 hours of the laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

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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