Essentials of EPI

Your online resource for meeting challenges in the diagnosis and management of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)

Review of EPI

Learn more about EPI pathogenesis and diagnosis.

Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc

Expert Videos

Watch experts discuss clinical challenges that might be faced in the diagnosis and management of EPI.

Challenges in the Diagnosis of EPI

Philip Hart, MD

Challenges in the Management of EPI

Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc

Chronic Diarrhea as a Presentation of EPI

Lawrence Schiller, MD, FACP, FACG

Case Studies

Listen to experts present case-based narratives addressing EPI in chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, and chronic diarrhea.

Case Study 1

Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc

Case Study 2

Philip Hart, MD

Case Study 3

Lawrence Schiller, MD, FACP, FACG

Meet the Experts

Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc

Associate Professor of Medicine
The University of Chicago

  • Director of the Center for Pancreatic Disorders at The University of Chicago (UC)
  • Medical Director of the Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autocell Transplantation Program at UC
  • Past Vice President of the North America Chapter of the Sociedad Interamericana de Endoscopia Digestiva
  • Board of Directors Member at The National Pancreas Foundation
  • Author of over 150 abstracts, articles, and book chapters on the topics of gastroenterology and pancreatic diseases
  • Invited lecturer on the management of pancreatic diseases at national and international meetings
  • Recipient of numerous awards including the Ralph A. Giannella Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
  • Fellow of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Member of American Pancreas Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Gastroenterology Association

Philip Hart, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Ohio State University

  • Medical Director of the section of Pancreatic Disorders Center at Ohio State University (OSU)
  • Course Director for the Multidisciplinary Pancreas Interest Group at OSU
  • Author of over 50 articles and book chapters on the topics of gastroenterology and pancreatic diseases
  • Invited lecturer on the management of pancreatic diseases at national meetings
  • Recipient of numerous awards including American College of Gastroenterology Presidential Poster Award and American Pancreatic Association Poster of Distinction Award
  • Member of American Pancreatic Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Gastroenterological Association

Lawrence Schiller, MD, FACP, FACG

Digestive Health Associates of Texas
Professor of Medicine
Texas A&M College of Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas

  • Program Director of the Baylor University Medical Center Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Past President of American College of Gastroenterology (2011-2012) and Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy (TSGE) (2000-2002)
  • Author of nearly 170 articles, abstracts, and book chapters on various topics in gastroenterology
  • Recipient of numerous awards including American Gastroenterological Association Distinguished Clinician Award, TSGE Marcel Patterson-Robert Nelson Award, and Ralph Tompsett MD Award for Excellence in Medical Education
  • Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology, Fellow of American College of Physicians, and Diplomate in the Subspecialty of Gastroenterology in the American Board of Internal Medicine
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