Expert Care for Swallowing, Heartburn and Esophageal Disease
As part of the Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center, the Swallowing, Heartburn and Esophageal Disease Center (SHED) brings together a multidisciplinary team of gastroesophageal specialists who provide expert diagnosis, cutting-edge medical and surgical interventions and ongoing care for benign throat, esophagus and stomach disorders.
The SHED team provides highly specialized, expert analysis for a range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Our endoscopists are available to confer with referring physicians.
In the SHED Center, Mass General surgeons and gastroenterologists work collaboratively to provide comprehensive, personalized treatment for patients with gastroesophageal conditions.
Conditions We Treat
SHED provides treatment and ongoing care for the full range of gastroesophageal and swallowing conditions.
We provide treatment and ongoing care for the full range of gastroesophageal and swallowing conditions.
Care during COVID-19
Our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing the best possible specialty care—safely and effectively. We have taken unprecedented steps to ensure office visits and procedures (endoscopy and surgery) are welcoming and safe. Your health is our top priority.
Massachusetts General Hospital’s Medical Grand Rounds is a CME-accredited weekly seminar series dedicated to improving patient care and presenting new approaches in medicine and surgery.
Combined Medical/Surgery Grand Rounds
Multidisciplinary Management of Benign Foregut Disease: New Advances and Future Frontiers
Blum Center Program
Treatment Options for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Research at Mass General
Every day, our clinicians and scientists chart new terrain in biomedical research to treat and prevent human disease and advance patient care.
Comprehensive, State-of-the-art Care
The departments and centers at Mass General have a reputation for excellence in patient care.
Coming to Mass General
We are ready to care for you—whatever your health care needs may be. We are committed to providing the very best and safest care possible.
The Swallowing and Heartburn Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center provides both primary treatment and second opinion evaluations for throat, esophagus and stomach disorders.