Chris Forsmark, MD, professor and chief of gastroenterology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, discusses the many causes of chronic pancreatitis. He discusses the main myth about what causes this condition, the roles of smoking and genetics, and the other medical conditions that can lead to chronic pancreatitis.
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