Esophageal Program

The Esophageal Program specializes in the treatment of a variety of esophageal disorders and works to maintain patients' esophageal health. Our specialists use state-of-the-art technology to diagnose and treat both common and complex esophageal diseases. Using a multidisciplinary team approach, our gastroenterology specialists work closely with other experts to provide an individualized approach to care.   

Conditions/Symptoms Treated: 

  • Achalasia
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Diffuse esophageal spasm
  • Dysphagia
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal strictures
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Motility disorders 
  • Paraesophageal hernia 

Diagnostic Testing Available: 

  • Barium esophagram
  • BRAVO pH capsule (wireless)
  • EndoFLIP
  • Endoscopic ultrasound 
  • High-resolution manometry
  • 24-hour pH-impedance testing
  • Upper endoscopy 

Therapies Available: 

  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Esophageal dilation
  • Esophageal stenting
  • Medications
  • Pneumatic dilation
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Surgery 


If you are a healthcare provider wanting to refer a patient for evaluation of an esophageal disease, esophageal motility studies, pH monitoring, or treatment of Barrett's, please call our advanced practice nurse line at 312.413.2946. If you are a patient wanting to discuss possible referral for treatment of Barrett's, please call our clinic nurse line at 312.996.8298.