We diagnosis and help you manage GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) to relieve your discomfort and limit progression to Barrett's esophagus and even cancer.
Achalasia of Cardia
Using the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques as well as nonsurgical approaches, our experts offer relief for this serious and rare swallowing disorder.

We bring together chest and esophageal experts to provide relief from swallowing disorders and conditions of the esophagus.

At the Lung Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital (among the top ranked in the country by U.S. News & World Report), experienced physicians are experts at diagnosing and treating esophageal disorders. Our thoracic surgery team can help you can find relief from disruptive swallowing problems caused by dysfunction of the esophagus and the muscles that connect it to the stomach. An important goal of accurate diagnosis and rapid treatment is to avoid long-term complications of chronic GERD and esophagitis that can lead to more dangerous conditions, including precancerous Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer.   

 As a patient at the Lung Center, you can count on:

  • Access to cutting-edge clinical trials.
  • Thoracic surgeons who have deep experience in—and in some cases pioneered—the latest minimally invasive techniques, which use smaller incisions and result in less pain and quicker recovery.
  • A skilled team of lung and stomach surgeons, imaging experts, and other compassionate caregivers, all focused on esophageal disorders.
  • Virtual Visits via phone or computer to consult with you and keep you connected to your care.
  • Our Lung specialists to take comprehensive measures to provide the safest possible environment for our patients. Learn more about our Safe Care Commitment.

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