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The Derby Pancreato-Biliary Unit offers laparoscopic (keyhole) removal of the gallbladder for gallstone disease and has a track record with one the highest number nationally.
Patients that are admitted with symptomatic stones or mild pancreatitis, and who fit within a selected criterion, are offered an expedited (under 2 weeks ‘hot gallbladder’ service) operation to prevent further re-admissions and complications of gallstones.
The unit offers surgical and endoscopic management of patients with bile duct stones. It has a series of one of the highest number surgical bile duct exploration procedures performed nationally.
We offer advanced level management for severe acute pancreatitis which is a life threatening benign inflammatory condition of the pancreas most often caused by gallstones. The Derby Pancreato-Biliary Unit offers complex management of this condition, requiring different modalities which include surgical, radiological and endoscopic intervention.
General Surgery Outpatients, Level 1
Royal Derby Hospital
Telephone: 01332 387 249
Clinical Lead for Pancreaticobiliary Surgery / Consultant Pancreaticobiliary Surgeon
Consultant Pancreaticobiliary Surgeon
Email (both contacts): Pbsurgery@nhs.net