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Cedar Sinai Esophageal Program

Cedar Sinai Hospital is located in Los Angeles. The Esophageal Program at Cedars-Sinai brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts to provide leading-edge diagnostic services and treatment of esophageal disorders. The team includes gastroenterologists, general and thoracic surgeons, swallowing therapists, radiologists, neurologists, pulmonologists, otolaryngologists and nurses. Our experts blend state-of-the-art technologies, compassionate care and the most up-to-date and effective treatments to serve patients.

Children's Hospital Boston

Treating children with achalasia, the Children's Hospital of Boston offers minimally invasive heller myotomy surgery through robotic equipment.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Located in New Brunswick NJ, the Thoracic Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital provides expert, comprehensive, and innovative care for patients with achalasia. Our quality is evidenced by exceptional outcomes, including outstanding in-hospital mortality rates for lobectomy and esophagectomy and complication rates well below state and national averages. Consumers Digest Magazine ranked RWJUH among the top five "outstanding" hospitals in the nation for patient safety in 2005. Referring physicians benefit from close communication with Thoracic Center surgeons on patients' progress from the time of initial consultation through post-operative care. Patients at RWJUH benefit from access to the latest research and technology and the comprehensive care characteristic of a major teaching hospital.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Located in Chicago. Surgeons at Northwestern Memorial perform between 50 and 100 surgeries every year to treat achalasia, which is more than any other hospital in Illinois. In addition to heller myotomy, they offer alternative treatments like botox injection, medication, and a traditional esaphagomyotomy.