Referring Physicians

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Our skilled specialists lead the nation in advanced diagnostics and treatments for pancreatic disease and pancreatic cancer. Call 310-206-6889 to connect with us.

Physicians refer their patients to UCLA because of our excellent outcomes and advanced treatments that are unavailable elsewhere. Our integrated practice unit is one of the first of its kind in the U.S., providing a comprehensive team of specialists in one convenient clinic for your patients.

Why Partner with UCLA?

UCLA’s Agi Hirshberg Center for Pancreatic Disease is a high-volume center with a reputation for excellent outcomes, cutting-edge treatments and extensive clinical trials. Other highlights of our program include:

  • Convenient, personalized care: Our innovative practice model brings together a full team of specialists in one centralized clinic. Your patients will get comprehensive treatment without having to wait weeks between specialist appointments. Learn more about us.
  • The most advanced testing and treatments available: We offer innovative testing and treatments not available at other facilities, including the DOTA-TATE Gallium-68 PET scan, peptide receptor radionuclide therapy and auto-islet transplant. Read more about the state-of-the-art pancreatic disease treatments available at UCLA.
  • A highly skilled team of experts: We are one of the highest volume pancreatic centers in southern California, performing hundreds of complex surgeries each year. Our patient outcomes are among the best in the nation. Meet our team.
  • Extensive clinical trial opportunities: We are a leading center for pancreatic cancer research, with a constantly evolving list of clinical trial opportunities for patients in all stages of pancreatic cancer.

Learn more about the pancreatic conditions we treat.

Patient Referrals to the UCLA Center for Pancreatic Disease: Our Philosophy

We believe partnering with other physicians is key to our success. It’s what allows us to provide your patients with the best care possible.

That care includes the promising new therapies and treatments of tomorrow, administered by an experienced team that sees hundreds of patients every year.

Our team is dedicated to providing seamless care coordination. They will regularly discuss your patient’s condition and treatment plan with you.

Our center’s nurse practitioner serves as a single point of contact for referrals, coordinating appointments and ensuring patients see the right specialists during their visit. Our specialists are also happy to speak with referring physicians or other health professionals at any time.