Paul Korc, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist with fellowship
training in advanced endoscopic procedures. After completing his residency
and fellowship at USC, he went on to spend a year at Indiana University,
one of the nation's top programs for biliary and pancreatic disorders.
There, he worked with the nation’s top experts in ERCP (endoscopic
retrograde cholangiopancreatography) and EUS (endoscopic ultrasound),
gaining extensive experience in the management of complex cases.
Dr. Korc’s expertise also includes removal of large polyps and early
stage cancers of the mucosa, or inner lining, of the gastrointestinal
tract, using ESD (endoscopic submucosal dissection). In this cutting-edge
technique, cancerous or pre-cancerous lesions are removed en bloc (in
one piece), avoiding the need for surgery. Dr. Korc brings to St. Jude
his expertise in these procedures, some of which are available at only
a handful of medical centers in Southern California. Dr. Korc offers patients
compassionate, personalized care along with the very best advances in
A father of three young boys, Dr. Korc spends his free time enjoying the
parks and beaches of Southern California with his wife and children.