Eastern TEXAS

Thank you for visiting the Texas Chapter page, and welcome to our community of volunteers dedicated to the support of patients with pancreatic disease. We invite you to join us at one or more of our local events in support of this cause. Please see below for upcoming activities in your area!

If you would like to become more involved and volunteer in your state, please contact your Chapter Chair (information below).

Chapter Chair  

Medical Director
Mohamed Othman, MD




Houston Patient Education Event: Understanding and Living with the Challenges of Pancreatic Disease
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: Baylor College of Medicine, Dept of Medicine, Conference Room B, 7200 Cambridge St. Houston, TX 77030

To register for the event, please CLICK HERE.







San Antonio Patient Education Event: Pancreas Diseases: Diagnosis, Factions, Function and Fixes

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: University Hospital – University Health System, 4502 Medical Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229
To Register for the event, please CLICK HERE.







Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Jamail Specialty Care Center Conference Rooms 120 and 125 (4th Floor)
1977 Butler Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030

Join the Texas State Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) for a Patient and Care-giver Education event focusing on Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis in adults and children as well as covering Pain Management, Nutrition, Behavioral Medicine, and more.

The objective of this educational event is to provide patients and their care givers with a fundamental understanding of the natural history and management of acute and chronic pancreatitis.

~Refreshments and Parking validation available at event~

To register for the event, please CLICK HERE.


Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, Jamail Building, Conference Rooms 120 & 125 (4th Floor), 1977 Butler Blvd, Houston, Texas 77030

Join the Texas State Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) for a Patient and Care-giver Education Event. The event is designed to enable pancreatitis patient communities to learn more about new advances and therapies; the NPF National Registry and other NPF programs and activities both local and national.


Introduction: Dr. Othman
Local NPF Chapter updates: Local NPF team introduction
National NPF updates
Discussion of challenges of chronic pancreatitis in pediatric populations: Dr. Fishman
Patient testimony
Hereditary Cause son Acute Pancreatitis: Rob Holter
Patient testimony
Alternative approaches in the management of pain in chronic pancreatitis, the role of behavioral health: Dr. Bradford
Close/Patient questions: Dr. Othman

To register, CLICK HERE.

NPF Centers

NPF Centers focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatitis by treating the “whole patient” with a focus on the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life. To view more information on the criteria to be an approved NPF Center, please click here.

Treatment Centers located in this state are:

Baylor College of Medicine, Elkins Pancreas Center
6620 Main St, 13th Floor, Suite 1350
Houston, TX 77030
(877) PANC-CTR
Baylor University Medical Center – Pancreatic Cancer
3500 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246  
Baylor University Medical Center – Pancreatitis
3500 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246  
Medical Center of Plano
3901 West 15th Street
Plano, TX 75075
Texas Children’s Hospital
6621 Fannin St.
Clinical Care Center 1010
Houston, TX 77030