The UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders provides a multi-disciplinary approach focused upon efficient and precise evaluation and treatment. Our program features specialists in gastroenterology, endoscopy, surgery, oncology, pathology, radiology and nutrition all devoted to the very best in patient care.
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Motility disorders can affect any part of the GI tract. Potential symptoms include: difficulty swallowing, chest pain, and heartburn.
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Alireza Sedarat, MD gives an overview on achalasia and discusses a new procedure, per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), as a treatment option. More about achalasia >