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Why Choose Methodist Richardson for Your Pancreatic/Hepatic/ Biliary Cancer Care

Quality Outcomes for conditions like pancreatic, liver, and esophageal cancer

Research shows a clear connection between high-volume institutions and quality outcomes for cancer treatment. Because of the expertise within our program, we treat more cases of these types of cancer than other medical centers of our size. Our commitment to advanced techniques provides more options for complex cases – which ultimately improves the outcomes for these patients.

  • Methodist Richardson was the first hospital in the nation to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Pancreatic/Hepatic/ Biliary Cancer certification.
  • Methodist Richardson was the first hospital in Collin County to perform a minimally invasive robotic Whipple® procedure for pancreatic cancer.
  • Methodist Richardson's treatment expertise in esophageal, liver, and pancreas surgery allows us to deliver comprehensive care for complex GI cancers.
  • Methodist Richardson participates in advanced clinical research and academic pursuits through a Fellowship program, which is training specialists from around the world.
  • Methodist Richardson has become a destination facility for patients who have traveled more than 1500 miles to see specialty GI surgical specialists.
  • Methodist Richardson has used the minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgical system in more than 600 gastrointestinal surgeries.
  • To demonstrate commitment to the hepatic / pancreatic / biliary (HPB) program, Methodist Richardson has a dedicated nursing unit and a specially trained acute care team to care for HPB patients.
  • Methodist Richardson performs high volumes of pancreas surgeries, averaging over 100 per year.
  • Methodist Richardson is one of the leading facilities in North Texas in esophageal resections.
  • Methodist Richardson has an established enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program, which gets patients on their feet within hours of surgery to encourage the best possible outcome, post procedure.

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