Disorders of the Pancreas

Disorders of the Pancreas

by Kelley Chuang, MD

Disorders of the pancreas refer to illnesses affecting this gland. Pancreatitis is the most prominent and urgent malady, followed by pancreatic malignancy. Regardless of the cause, loss of the pancreas implies a significant increase in morbidity, which substantially decreases life expectancy and quality of life.

In this course, the student will be given a walkthrough of the most common disorders of the pancreas seen in clinical practice, as listed above.

For optimal comprehension, the student is required to have preliminary knowledge of the anatomy, histology, physiology, and pathology of the pancreas.

Course Details

  • Videos 3
  • Duration 0:21 h
  • Quiz questions 10
  • Concept Pages 5


Your Educators of course Disorders of the Pancreas

 Kelley Chuang, MD

Kelley Chuang, MD

Dr. Kelley Chuang is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, and works as a hospitalist at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.
She obtained her medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and completed a chief residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA.
Dr. Chuang also holds a Master's Degree in Teaching and combines her interests in medicine and teaching as a medical educator.
Within Lecturio, she teaches courses on Gastroenterology.

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Great job Dr. Chuang!
By Suzanne S. on 01. November 2021 for Chronic Pancreatitis with Case

All of her lectures are clear and concise, and the cases allow us to come up with our own answer before she explains them.

Very thorough
By Alaena A. on 01. October 2021 for Acute Pancreatitis with Case

Dr. Chuang explains management and treatment well and provides more detailed information in the Q&A which is helpful for understanding and solidifying the lesson.