Dr Park’s career focus is on clinical investigation, teaching, and care of patients with pancreatic disorders. As a pancreatologist, Dr. Park focuses on the diagnosis and management of acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cysts, and the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. His research focuses on translational biomarker discovery for chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer through development of bio-repositories with clinical databases. To complement this focus, Dr. Park performs endoscopic ultrasound as part of his clinical practice and to facilitate collection of various bio-specimens for biomarker discovery. Dr. Park is a Principal Investigator within an NIDDK/NCI Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreas Cancer (CPDPC), a Principal Investigator for the NCI Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium (PCDC), a Site Principal Investigator for various NCI Early Detection Research Network projects on pancreatic cysts, and early detection of pancreatic cancer. He is Medical Director of the Benign Pancreas Program, and Director of the Human Tissue Bank with the Clinical and Translational Core of the Stanford Diabetes Research Center.