Swallowing & Reflux Center

The Swedish Swallowing and Reflux Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of swallowing and reflux disorders and conditions.

Combining the talents and expertise of Swedish gastroenterologists and thoracic surgeons, our Swallowing and Reflux Center  provides diagnoses and treatments of swallowing and reflux disorders and conditions.

The Swallowing and Reflux Center takes a comprehensive approach to treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and other esophageal conditions including achalasia, Barrett’s esophagus, hiatal hernia, nutcracker esophagus and others. The center offers the most advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

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Each patient’s condition is unique and swallowing and reflux disorders can be treated with lifestyle changes, medication, and/or surgery. At Swedish, swallowing and reflux disorders are treated through the collaborative efforts of talented gastroenterologists and thoracic surgeons who develop treatment plans designed for each patient’s unique needs.

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Conditions Treated

Conditions

Acid reflux
Asthma
Coughing
Dental erosion
Food sticks (dysphagia)
Heartburn
Indigestion
Pneumonia
Throat clearing
Vomiting

Diseases

Achalasia
Barett's esophagus
Diverticulum (Zenkers, Epiphrenic)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Hiatal hernia
Hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter (LES)
Leiomyoma
Nutcracker esophagus
Paraesophageal hernia (stomach in chest)
Tracheo-esophageal fistula

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