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Esophageal Disorders Center


The Department of Medicine

Division of Digestive Diseases / Gastroenterology

Esophageal Disorders Center

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 Abnormalities of the esophagus can be structural problems, motility disorders, inflammatory disorders or malignancies. The UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders addresses the complete range of esophageal and motility disorders and involves specialists in gastroenterology, endoscopy, surgery, oncology, pathology, radiology and nutrition who utilize a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment.

Our internationally recognized faculty focus on providing patients with an efficient and precise evaluation and treatment for all conditions, including esophageal cancer, Barrett's esophagus, gastroesophageal reflux disease and achalasia as well as diffuse esophageal spasm (DES), hiatal hernia, nutcracker esophagus, scleroderma, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), Zenker's diverticulum, esophageal varices, esophagitis, Mallory-Weiss Syndrome, dysphagia, odynophagia, paraesophageal hernia, peptic ulcer and acid reflux.

For more information, please visit www.esophagealcenter.ucla.edu

Telephone Number
(310) 825-6167 Information and referral
Medical Director Specialty
Conklin, Jeffrey MD Digestive Diseases

Surgical Director
Lee, Jay MD Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cameron, Robert MD Cardiothoracic Surgery; Surgical Oncology
Chen, David MD General Surgery
Chhetri, Dinesh Khatri MD Otolaryngology / Head & Neck
Cho, Daniel D. MD Digestive Diseases
Cole, Daniel MD Digestive Diseases
Dawson, David MD, PhD Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
Dry, Sarah MD Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
Esrailian, Eric MD, MPH Digestive Diseases
Ghassemi, Kevin MD Digestive Diseases
Hecht, Joel Randolph MD Hematology & Oncology; Digestive Diseases
Hines, Oscar Joe MD General Surgery
Jutabha, Rome MD Digestive Diseases
Kadell, Barbara MD Diagnostic Radiology
Kovacs, Thomas MD Digestive Diseases
Lee, Percy MD Radiation Oncology
Lee, Steve MD Radiation Oncology
Muthusamy, Venkataraman Raman MD Digestive Diseases
Ovsiowitz, Mark MD General Internal Medicine; Digestive Diseases
Roth, Bennett MD Digestive Diseases
Sedarat, Alireza MD Digestive Diseases
Shaposhnikov, Rimma MD Digestive Diseases
Wainberg, Zev MD Hematology & Oncology
Watson, Rabindra Richard MD Digestive Diseases
Yanagawa, Jane MD Cardiothoracic Surgery