Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Swallowing Center
The Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Swallowing Center, part of the Swedish Digestive Health Institute, takes a comprehensive approach to treating GERD and other conditions including achalasia, Barrett's esophagus, hiatal hernia, nutcracker esophagus and others. The center offers the leading treatments including anti-reflux surgery, LINX, diaphragmatic hernia repair, endoscopic Zenker's diverticulectomy, per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) and esophageal stents.
Conditions We Treat
- Acid reflux
- Dental erosion
- Food sticks (dysphagia)
- Throat clearing
- Barrett's esophagus
- Esophageal Dysmotility
- Diverticulum (Zenkers, Epiphrenic)
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Hiatal hernia
- Hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter (LES)
- Nutcracker esophagus
- Paraesophageal hernia (stomach in chest)
- Tracheo-esophageal fistula
Surgeries and Procedures
Watch a recorded presentation about innovative surgical treatments that can help provide relief from GERD with Peter T. White, MD.
Watch this video to learn about a new, simple surgical procedure to treat GERD.
In this series of videos, get answers to common questions about Barrett's esophagus.
Thoracic surgeon Dr. Ralph Aye explains esophageal surgery and what to expect in this series of videos.
Understand the procedure that treats swallowing disorders with shorter recovery time and no incisions in the chest or abdomen.