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The UCLA digestive diseases team cares for routine and complex gastrointestinal problems. To learn more about our services, call 310-825-2631.

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When diet and exercise are not enough: New alternatives to surgery for weight loss

Adarsh M. Thaker, MD
May 2021 


GERD: Evaluation and treatment of acid reflux

Lisa D. Lin, MD, MS
June 12, 2019


Trouble swallowing? Evaluation and treatment of dysphagia

Craig Gluckman, MD
April 2, 2019


Is your food really gluten-free?

Janelle Smith, MS, RDN, CEDRD
February 26, 2019


Surgery and the esophagus: What does minimally invasive mean?

Jay M. Lee, MD
July 28, 2012


Common liver problems including fatty liver, alcoholic liver disease and hepatitis

Rajinder Kaushal, MD
November 15, 2016 


Achalasia: What you should know

Alireza Sedarat, MD
December 15, 2016


Gastrointestinal cancer

Vikas K. Pabby, MD, MPH
February 7, 2014


Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity

Michael J. Albertson, MD
May 6, 2013


What is Barrett's esophagus?

V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, MAS
July 28, 2012 


Can you have reflux without heartburn?

Kevin Ghassemi, MD
July 28, 2012