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why choose the Esophageal Center

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If your child has been diagnosed with any type of esophageal disorder, finding the best care becomes the most important goal for you.

In addition to renowned pediatric gastroenterologists, the Esophageal Center provides excellent care which includes:

  • A focus on all types of esophageal disorders
  • A Nurse Navigator, the central person in the program who coordinates care and assists patients and their families to navigate through the treatment process including:
    • Diagnostic radiology testing - including CT or CAT (computed tomography scan), X-ray, Upper GI, Esophagram, (video swallow), and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
    • Surgical/GI Procedures ( Esophageal manometry, Esophageal pH monitoring, BRAVO tm PH monitoring system, EGD and Capsule Endoscopy)
    • Clinical support team
    • Community resources
  • Development of an individualized treatment plan for each patient
  • Prompt communication/follow up with the patient's referring physician via fax, letter or a telephone call

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