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Freeman, Martin L, MD

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  • Gastroenterology (Digestive Health)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Transplants
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Islet Transplant
  • Pancreatectomy and Auto Islet Transplant


Clinical Interests:

  • Endoscopic and multidisciplinary management of complex pancreatic and biliary diseases, including severe acute pancreatitis, pancreatic necrosis, pseudocysts, acute recurrent pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic duct stones, autoimmune pancreatitis, pancreatic and biliary cancer, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, ampullary tumors, bile duct stones, benign bile duct strictures and injuries
  • Procedures focused on therapeutic ERCP, sphincter of Oddi manometry, choledochoscopy, pancreatoscopy, intraductal electrohydraulic and laser lithotripsy, endoscopic pseudocyst drainage, and endoscopic pancreatic necrosectomy
  • Therapeutic deep small bowel enteroscopy, endoscopic ampullectomy and polypectomy, endoscopic treatment of GI bleeding, and enteral/colonic stent placement
  • Colon cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

Medical School:

Columbia University, New York, NY


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Leadership Roles:

Councilor, American Pancreatic Association; Medical Director for Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Autotransplantation


  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2012-2014)
  • Master Endoscopic Award, 2102
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctor" (2014)