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Overview

Doctors Brandwein and Saldinger are recognized experts in the management of complex digestive diseases and disorders. They partner in providing comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care to patients with primary neoplasms and metastatic disease, as well as noncancerous problems that may affect the pancreas, bile ducts, stomach and liver. Together with fellowship-trained colleagues in GI medicine, oncology, pathology and radiology, they oversee a multidisciplinary program comparable to larger tertiary-level centers. Published data from our team, in fact, has established that advanced surgery of the liver, pancreas and biliary tract can be performed safely at centers like ours. 1

Procedures
Less Cutting, More Edge
Statistics

Danbury provides multidisciplinary, leading-edge care comparable to high-volume centers in virtually all aspects of advanced surgery of the pancreas, liver and biliary tract.

Over an eight–year period, overall mortality for complex liver, pancreas and biliary surgery at Danbury Hospital was 0.7%.

 

 

 

 

1 Cociercu A, Saldinger PF. “HPB surgery can be safely performed in a community teaching hospital" J Gastrointest. Surg. 2010 Nov; 14 (11): 1853—7. Epub 2010 May 18