Pancreatic Cyst Care

Many types of cysts can grow in the pancreas. Some are benign and may not need further treatment. Others could become malignant. At Vanderbilt’s Pancreatic Cyst program, our team of experts can identify what type of cyst you have and tailor a treatment plan for you. 

Conditions We Treat

We treat all types of pancreatic cysts, including:

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    Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMN)
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    Mucinous cystic neoplasms (MCN)
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    Serous cystadenomas (SCA)
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Meet Your Care Team

Anthony M. Gamboa
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Anthony M. GamboaIII, MD

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Interventional Endoscopy, Pancreatic Disease
Ewa F. Grzeszczak

Ewa F. GrzeszczakMD

    Abdominal Imaging, Emergency Imaging, Fluoroscopy, Radiology
Kamran Idrees
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4.8

Kamran IdreesMD, MSCI, MMHC, FACS

    Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts, Bile Duct Cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Endocrine Cancer, Endocrine Surgery, GI Cancer Surgery, Gastroenterology Surgery
Marcus C. Tan
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4.8

Marcus C. TanMD

    GI Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary and Liver Surgery, Neuroendocrine Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer Surgery, Sarcoma, Surgical Oncology
Patrick S. Yachimski
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4.7

Patrick S. YachimskiMD

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Interventional Endoscopy, Pancreatic Disease
Valerie A. Shields
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Valerie A. ShieldsPA

    Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Kira A. Soldani
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Kira A. SoldaniNP

    Endocrine Surgery, Gastrointestinal, Surgical Oncology

Why Choose Pancreatic Cyst Care at Vanderbilt

  • Comprehensive care

    We care for patients through diagnosis, treatment, surveillance, education and research. From the most simple to the most complex treatment, we provide a full range of options to address your specific needs and preferences.

  • Knowledge and experience

    Our specialists perform more than 700 endoscopic ultrasound procedures a year, making us experts in using this technology to provide answers and help you find relief.

  • Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Confocal microscopy for evaluation
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    CT scan
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    Digital cholangioscopy and pancreatoscopy
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    Endoscopic surgery
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    EUS-guided micro-forceps biopsy
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    Enucleation
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    Laparoscopic surgery

Locations (2)

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 1660
Nashville, TN 37232