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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


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


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