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Center for Endocrine and Pancreas Surgery

When you're battling a complex cancer, you want the best treatment possible. You're in good hands with the Center for Endocrine and Pancreas Surgery.

You'll find expert care and advanced treatment for complex cancers including endocrine, pancreas or rare tumors. You can rely on our leading surgeon, Jeffrey A. Van Lier Ribbink, MD, FACS, to provide the best course of action and meet your needs.

As part of the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Program at HonorHealth, patients can access our full support services and benefit from the latest cancer research from the HonorHealth Research Institute in collaboration with TGen.

Our Surgeon

Jeffrey A. Van Lier Ribbink, MD, FACS

Dr. Van Lier Ribbink is a board-certified surgeon specializing in endocrine, pancreatic and oncologic gastrointestinal, minimally invasive and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He serves as clinical director of the Center for Endocrine and Pancreas Surgery at HonorHealth and director of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area Endocrine Tumor Conference.

Dr. Van Lier Ribbink performs a high volume of pancreas and endocrine surgery involving thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and gastrointestinal neuroendocrine surgery. In the area of thyroid and parathyroid surgery alone, he performs an average of 320 surgeries per year. His interest in these fields arose during his six years of residency training in surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Dr. Van Lier Ribbink is the Cancer Liaison Physician of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for Shea Medical Center and a member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. In addition, he has been active in charity surgical care missions to Ecuador and El Salvador. Dr. Van Lier Ribbink has been honored as one of Phoenix Magazine's Top Doctors in seven of the past nine years.

For more information, contact the Center for Endocrine and Pancreas Surgery at 480-323-1280.