Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery is an incredibly long name that means surgery on the liver (hepato), the pancreas (pancreato) and the gallbladder and bile duct (the biliary tree). All these are next to each other at the top of the abdomen, and their functions are closely related. It’s usually called HPB surgery.
Mr Charles Imber is one of the UK’s foremost HPB surgeons. He trained as a specialist HPB surgeon and has many years of experience in operating on the most complex cases, including patients with liver cancer and pancreatic cancer.
Liver surgery can be necessary to treat:
Pancreatic surgery is used in cases of:
Biliary surgery is performed in patients with: