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The NCH Advantage

Nationally recognized for excellence

Cancer Program 3-year Approval with Commendation
American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer
Since 2006

Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence

American Nurses Credentialing Center
Only 6% of healthcare organizations earn Magnet status

Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

The NCH Pancreas Care team combines advanced technology and exceptional experience with compassionate, personalized care for pancreatic cancer to provide the best treatment in Chicago for pancreatic cancer symptoms, pancreatitis, jaundice and diseases of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts.

Putting the latest medical advances to work for you

As part of the Gastroenterology Center, the NCH Pancreas Care team provides the best treatment in Chicago to patients with pancreatic cancer, benign pancreatic cysts and pancreatitis, as well as diseases of the liver, pancreas and bile ducts. Surgical options include the Whipple procedure, considered one of the most complex surgeries in existence, second only to organ transplants.

Precision-skilled teams of physicians, nurses and technicians

  • Our staff includes nationally recognized, board-certified surgeons, radiation oncologists, pathologists, endocrinologists and gastroenterologists, as well as highly skilled nurses and technologists.
  • Willis Parsons, MD, is medical director of the NCH Gastroenterology Center. He is a board-certified gastroenterologist recognized nationally for his work in advanced endoscopic procedures and the management of pancreatic disease. His background, leadership and experience ensure that you receive the best possible care to meet your specific needs.
  • Malcolm Bilimoria, MD, is an expert in the Whipple procedure. As a surgical oncologist specializing in pancreatic cancer and hepatobiliary surgeries, Dr. Bilimoria has averaged 50 to 75 Whipple surgeries per year over the past 10 years, compared to some surgeons who may perform only 10 a year.

Physical and emotional support for you and your family every step of the way

If you or someone you love has pancreatic cancer, find out how you can get the best treatment in Chicago. Call HealthConnection for a referral to a doctor specializing in pancreatic or hepatobiliary diseases at 847.618.4968 (4YOU).

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Last Updated 20313/06/28