The Penn Medicine Center for Esophageal and Swallowing Disorders offers a coordinated, comprehensive approach to treat esophageal disorders, including:
Millions of Americans complain of heartburn and acid reflux, or have difficulty swallowing. These mouth, throat or esophagus problems may be caused by:
Left untreated, esophageal and swallowing disorders can lead to serious problems. Early diagnosis and intervention are very important.
The multidisciplinary team at Penn includes:
Some esophageal disorders can be precancerous conditions. We work closely with the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania to provide a seamless continuum of care for patients.
View a list of Penn Medicine physicians who evaluate, diagnose, and treat esophageal and swallowing disorders.
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