About The Elkins Pancreas Center

The Elkins Pancreas Center specializes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and other pancreatic diseases through pancreatic surgery (Whipple procedure), gene therapy, clinical trials, general surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer or pancreatitis, you are not alone. The Elkins Pancreas Center, a multidisciplinary clinic located at Baylor Clinic in Houston, Texas, is here to help you by:

  • Providing the best care for pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis patients
  • Leading in the discovery of effective new methods to diagnose and treat pancreatic disease
  • Educating patients, their families, Baylor College of Medicine trainees, other physicians, and the community about pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis
  • Approved National Pancreas Foundation Center for pancreatitis and pancreas cancer
Meet Our Team (372x158)

Meet Our Team

Our multidisciplinary team includes specialists in surgery, oncology and radiology. Learn more about our physicians.

Patient Information (372x158)

For Pancreas Patients

Pancreas patient information, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer information, and general patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.

Robotic Surgery (372x158)
credit: Scott Holmes


Procedures performed at The Elkins Pancreas Center include the Whipple procedure, distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy, robotic surgery, and more.

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credit: Andrew Marsala

Why Baylor?

A benefit of treatment at an academic medical center like Baylor is the multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care that creates a personalized treatment plan based on your genetic and personal characteristics. This team stays with you throughout your journey. In addition, pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis patients have access to promising investigational treatments long before they are widely available at other hospitals.