HepatoPancreatoBiliary Surgery

Created in 2010, the Division of Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) Surgery through Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's Department of Surgery utilizes the latest technological advancements in the treatment of hepatobiliary diseases.

We care for patients with benign or malignant (cancerous) masses or tumors of the pancreas, liver, bile ducts and GI tract.

MSU Health Care Surgery provides physicians and patients peace of mind. Our successful outcomes are supported by our:

  • Advanced training
  • Case numbers performed
  • Postoperative care from our highly skilled team
  • Utilization of state-of-the-art technology
    • Davinci® robot
    • Endoscopic ultrasound
    • Laparoscopy

Meet the Surgical Oncologist
Srinivias Kavuturu, MD, FRCS, FACS

Srinivas Kavuturu MD, FRCS, is a triple fellowship-trained surgical oncologist, minimally-invasive hepatopancreatobiliary surgeon. He is an associate professor and chief of hepatopancreatobiliary surgery in the Department of Surgery at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine.

Dr. Kavuturu is a graduate of Kurnool Medical College, University of Health Sciences in India. He went on to complete a fellowship in general surgery at the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (UK).

Upon moving to the US, Dr. Kavuturu completed his US residency in general surgery from the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. He then completed a dual fellowship in advanced minimally invasive surgery and surgical oncology/hepatopancreatobiliary surgery at the Penn State's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Dr. Kavuturu is board certified in surgery and his areas of special interest are esophagus and upper gastrointestinal cancer, inguinal and ventral hernia repair, laparoscopic and robotic surgeries, and minimally invasive liver and pancreas resections

Services & Patient Resources

  • General & HPB Surgical Treatment Options
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Whipples
    • Hernia Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Liver Surgery
    • Minor Surgical Procedures
    • Muscle Biopsy
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Soft Tissue Cancer
    • Surgical Endoscopy
    • Trauma Services & Surgery
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer


Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed