Ohio State has one of the highest volume esophageal surgery programs in central Ohio. We offer the most cutting-edge, minimally-invasive procedures and trials to provide the best treatment to patients suffering from esophageal disease.

Our multidisciplinary team of esophageal surgeons, gastroenterologists, advanced practice providers and other clinical specialists conduct a comprehensive evaluation of each patient and provide a personalized treatment plan.

What is esophageal disease?

The most common problem with the esophagus is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or heartburn. This can range from mild heartburn after eating certain foods to much more severe cases requiring surgical intervention.

Other common esophageal issues include:

Esophageal Diagnosis and Treatment

Our experts will complete a full work-up of each patient to accurately diagnose esophageal disease and provide a variety of medical and surgical treatment options for the best outcomes possible.

Why Ohio State for esophageal disorders treatment?

  • Our surgeons are experts in their field and regularly conduct research to help improve clinical advancements in esophageal health.
  • We were first in Ohio to perform a robotic Heller myotomy surgery for the treatment of achalasia.
  • Ohio State was the first in the U.S. to perform a transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure using the EsophyX® Device.
  • Ohio State is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's highest performing hospitals in gastroenterology and GI surgery.
  • We offer many minimally invasive surgical procedures, including LINX® Reflux Management System and POEM (peroral endoscopic myotomy). 
  • We often handle the most complicated cases, and many patients are referred to us after previous surgical complications.

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