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Pancreatic Diseases

Pancreatic diseases are problems or conditions of the pancreas and its proper functioning. The pancreas is a large gland located behind the stomach that helps the body to absorb foods. Problems with the pancreas can lead to many health conditions such as pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), pancreatic cancer, cystic fibrosis, or diabetes.

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Kathleen Viveiros, MD
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Kathleen Viveiros, MD

Title(s): Director, Hematology; Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-4207

Hepatology, pre- and postliver transplant, hepatitis, chronic liver disease, general gastroenterology

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