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St. Luke’s Clinic – Center for Pancreatic and Liver Diseases

Our goal is to apply the most modern diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for pancreatic, liver, and complex gastro-intestinal diseases without delay. We coordinate with many specialties toward the ultimate customized plan for each patient—a true integrated, multi-specialty approach applied toward a set of complex diseases, many of which can be cured for the first time in history. Our services include:

  • Abdominal tumor resection
  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder)
  • Excision of benign and malignant lesions
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Jejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Liver resection
  • Liver surgery
  • Lymph node biopsy and dissections
  • Pancreatic resections
  • Pancreatic decompressive procedures for chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic necrosectomy for acute necrotizing pancreatitis
  • Proactive screening for people with family history risk
  • Sarcoma resection 

Providers

  • General Surgery

    Biography

    Joshua G. Barton, MD is the medical director of St. Luke's Clinic – Center for Pancreatic and Liver Diseases and an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His specialty is the surgical treatment of pancreatic, biliary, liver, and stomach diseases. Dr. Barton actively participates in several professional organizations, including the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Pancreas Club, and the American Hepato-Biliary Association.

    Dr. Barton is a native Texan and was raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. He received his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and his medical degree from the University of Texas – Houston. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma. He obtained additional training in hepato-pancreato-biliary and advanced GI surgery at the Mayo Clinic.

    SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

    • Abdominal tumor resection
    • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder)
    • Excision of benign and malignant lesions
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hepatectomy
    • Jejunostomy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Liver resection
    • Liver surgery
    • Lymph node biopsy and dissections
    • Proactive screening for people with family history risk
    • Sarcoma resection
    • Whipple (pancreaticoduodenectomy)

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Biography

    Lindsay Shedd, PA-C has a special interest in the early detection and prevention of pancreatic cancer, specifically in patients who are considered high risk. She founded and continues to lead the Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Program and Pancreatic Cancer Screening Program. 

    Lindsay earned her bachelor's degree in biology from State University of New York at Stony Brook and her master’s degree in medical science from Yale University School of Medicine. She began her clinical training at Yale New Haven Hospital. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and is an active member and returning presenter for the Idaho Association of Physician Assistants. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society for Surgical Oncology

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

Procedures & Treatments

Conditions

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    When abnormal cells grow and form tumors in the pancreas; a small organ deep in the belly, behind your stomach.

  • Liver Cancer

    A disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the liver; the most common type in adults is hepatocellular carcinoma.

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