Liver and Bile Duct Surgery

Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center is a full-service institution that offers the complete range of services in liver and biliary surgery. Virginia Mason's hepatobiliary (involving the liver, bile ducts and gallbladder) surgical team is supported by board-certified practitioners in gastroenterology, hepatology, oncology and interventional radiology, who are all part of the Digestive Disease Institute. They provide the best possible care for patients with benign and malignant liver and biliary diseases.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with our general, thoracic, vascular or bariatric surgeons, call (206) 341-1595.

Meet our Providers

Thomas R. Biehl, MD, FACS
Scott Helton, MD, FACS


Specific services offered by the liver and bile duct surgeons at Virginia Mason include:

  • Liver resection (hepatectomy)
  • Radiofrequency, and microwave ablation
  • Ethanol injection
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cyst removal
  • Bile duct tumor resection
  • Management of bile duct stones
  • Bile duct injury and strictures
  • Minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery

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