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Welcome to the Comprehensive Center for Chronic Pancreatitis.

The Comprehensive Center for Chronic Pancreatitis is a part of The University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. The University of Arizona Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital affiliated with The University of Arizona (UA). The University of Arizona Medical Center serves as the primary teaching hospital for the UA Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.  Approximately half of our physicians serve on the faculty of the UA College of Medicine. These alliances provide for technical and professional relationships with several of the university‚Äôs centers of excellence and various academic departments.
The Comprehensive Center is a world leader in treatment and diagnosis for chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.  Click to learn how our research can help.

Please feel free to call our office directly at 520-626-9911 if you have any questions, or would like to set up an appointment. Our coordinators will call you within the next few business days to assist you in scheduling your appointment.

Internationally Renowned Islet Cell Transplant Pioneer Horacio Rilo Joins The University of Arizona College of Medicine

Dr. Gruessner and Dr. Rilo
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Horacio L. Rilo, MD, an international pioneer in islet cell transplantation for the treatment of diabetes, has been appointed professor of surgery and director of Cellular Transplantation at The University of Arizona Department of Surgery.  Click here to read more....
As we treat chronic pancreatitis sufferers, we continue to see the wonderful changes a person can experience when he/she is set free from the constant pain and distress of dealing with a chronic illness.  Our patients are evidence that it is possible to have a life without pain.  Click here to read some of the real-life testimonials of our patients...

Doctors Gruessner, Rilo, and Ong

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