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Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery Clinic

Located in Houston TX, the Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery Clinic has 6 resident physicians who can perform a heller myotomy as treatment for achalasia. In addition, the Clinic can provide laparoscopic techniques for this surgery that are less invasive and painful, with a quicker recovery time expected.

UCLA Center for Esophegeal Disorders

World renowned experts in their fields, this unique group of physicians, nurses and technicians, are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant esophageal disorders, including GERD, achalasia, scleroderma, leiomyoma, Barrett's esophagitis and esophageal cancer. Innovative surgical procedures, state of the art equipment and techniques, as well as the latest medical treatments and clinical trials are all available at this comprehensive center.

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic thoracic surgeons are leaders in the surgical treatment of achalasia. Our comprehensive program offers a broad range of services, from cutting edge screening techniques to the latest advances in minimally invasive surgical procedures. Our staff works closely with specialists from other clinical areas to provide the highest quality care to patients. Multidisciplinary clinics bring together experts from across different specialties to assess, treat and manage the unique needs of each patient. Our highly-specialized team of thoracic surgeons has among the largest experience in the country in diagnosing and surgically treating diseases of the lung and esophagus. As a national referral center, our staff has treated a high volume of patients and have surgical expertise in virtually every thoracic condition.