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Barrett's Esophagus Sep 26th, 2021

What is Barrett’s esophagus? Barrett’s esophagus is a condition in which the lining of the esophagus changes over time as a result of chronic reflux. This new  lining carries an increased risk of progression to esophageal cancer. Does Barrett’s esophagus cause any symptoms? Barrett’s esophagus in and of itself does...

Achalasia: How We Can Help Jun 21st, 2021

  What Is achalasia? Achalasia is a rare disorder where the muscle at the end of your esophagus fails to relax, resulting in the inability of food to pass into the stomach. It is thought to be secondary to damage of nerves in the esophagus. It can occur at any...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jan 25th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...