Dr. Andrew de la Torre is the Director of Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery and Liver Cancer Care at St Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson New Jersey and Associate Professor of Surgery at University Hospital-New Jersey Medical School. With over 15 years of experience in liver transplant, advanced surgery of the liver, pancreas, bile ducts, management of portal hypertension, liver cancer care and running clinical trials, he cares for patients challenged with the most complex illnesses.

As liver, pancreas and biliary surgery push into new frontiers, so does the technology needed to plan these complex procedures. Whether laparoscopic or open surgery, every possible detail of your care is analyzed to ensure your surgery is safe and effective.
3D reconstructed imaging is used to plan your surgery. No aspect of your care is taken for granted.

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For patients with advanced cancer of the liver and pancreas, cutting edge clincal trials are available, or are in the start up phase.

Dr de la Torre provides advanced liver, pancreas and biliary surgery and care at St Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson and Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark New Jersey. Our outpatient offices are located in Clifton and Wayne New Jersey

Liver, pancreas and biliary procedures performed and illnesses treated include:

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Laparoscopic and open liver resection
Hepatoma/hepatocellular cancer
Metastatic cancers to the liver (colon, neuroendocrine, ovarian, etc.)
Gallbladder cancer
Benign tumors (adenoma, hemangioma)
Cysts (simple, complex and hydatid)
Laparoscopic Whipple procedure, laparoscopic body and tail of pancreas resection
Cancer and cysts

Laparoscopic pancreatic cyst drainage and Puestow Procedure
Pseudocysts and pancreatic duct strictures
Bile duct resection and reconstruction
Bile duct injury
Bile duct stricture

Surgical Shunt
Complications of portal hypertension (bleeding and/or ascites)

Gastric devascularization (open and laparoscopic)
Complications of portal hypertension (bleeding)
Liver Transplant Evaluation
Patients can have their liver transplant evaluation performed locally, have their information compiled and sent with them to a transplant center.

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Phone: 973-754-2315
Fax: 973-754-3528