Dr. Fernandez-del Castillo is a gastrointestinal surgeon specialized in pancreatic and biliary diseases.
Dr. Fern?ndez-del Castillo is the director of the pancreas and biliary surgery program and clinical co-director of the GI cancer center at the MGH, as well as professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is a widely recognized expert in pancreatic and biliary surgery, and has authored over 250 publications on pancreatic cancer, cystic tumors of the pancreas, IPMN, neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors, acute and chronic pancreatitis. He serves in the editorial board many journals, including Annals of Surgery, and Surgery.
ResearchDr. Fern?ndez-del Castillo has laboratory and clinical research focused on pathogenesis of acute pancreatitis, models of pancreatic cancer, molecular genetics of pancreatic cancer and cystic neoplasms of the pancreas, and neuroendocrine tumors.
MGH Hotline 06.26.09 In General awards and honors
During the fifth annual physician recognition dinner hosted Nov. 12 by the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO), nearly 600 physicians and guests gathered to celebrate the past, present and future of MGH’s clinical contributions and to honor the memory of the late cardiologist Brian A. McGovern, MD, with the presentation of three awards in his name.
Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, who stepped down as chief of Surgery earlier this year, continues to be acknowledged for his contributions to the field, particularly pancreatic surgery.
Patients seeking care for pancreatic and biliary system disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Digestive Healthcare Center receive the latest in diagnostic and therapeutic treatments from a collaborative team of experts, including gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, pathologists, medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, and radiation therapists.