V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, MAS, director of endoscopy at UCLA Health, and Paul A. Toste, MD, UCLA Health thoracic surgeon, discuss approaches to diagnosis and staging of esophageal cancer, endoscopic treatment of early-stage esophageal cancer and surgical treatment of esophageal cancer. Watch videos including hital hernia, achalasia, EoE, supragastric belching, esophageal cancer, malnutrition and more
When you have an esophageal disorder, it can impact your overall health and wellbeing. Our multidisciplinary team includes registered dietitians, a GI health psychologist and an integrative nurse practitioner to help you achieve thebest possible outcome. Learn more
Belching occurs in everyone and is a normal physologic process that decreases the volume of gas in the upper stomach. But what about episodes of repeated belching? Learn more
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Our skilled surgeons perform innovative, minimally invasive surgical procedures. Learn more about Heller myotomy, hiatal hernia repair, Nissen fundoplication, LINX and more
Ian MacQueen, MD, UCLA general surgeon, discusses the relationship between hiatal hernia anatomy and pathophysiologic processes leading to symptomatic disease and clinical manifestations including GERD, volvulus and Cameron ulcers. He reviews workup for operative planning and compare medical and surgical therapeutic options. Watch video