Achalasia occurs when the valve at the bottom of your esophagus that allows food into the stomach does not open causing a sensation of obstruction or regurgitation of food.
Treatments & Services
Adjustable gastric banding (AGB) is a weight loss surgery performed by bariatric surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center in which a band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach, reducing food intake.
The Adult Eosinophilic Esophagitis Program at Massachusetts General Hospital brings together a team of experts to diagnose and treat patients with eosinophilic esophagitis.
The Autoimmune and Cholestatic Liver Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital provides specialized care for patients with autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and IgG4-Associated liver disease.
The multidisciplinary Barrett’s Esophagus Treatment Center at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive care, from endoscopic diagnosis to minimally invasive treatment, for Barrett’s esophagus.
Lifestyle programs at the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center are designed to address the knowledge, skills, attitudes and thoughts that drive behaviors related to eating and activity.
The Celiac Disease Program at Massachusetts General Hospital brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts that collaborate with patients with celiac disease to co-create health.
Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center physicians use a colonoscopy, the primary and most effective screening technique, to screen patients for colorectal cancer.
The Colorectal Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center offers comprehensive detection, treatment and management options for patients with acute and chronic colorectal conditions.
The Crohn's and Colitis Center at Massachusetts General Hospital is one of the largest comprehensive, multidisciplinary programs in New England dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
The Patient Gateway provides secure online access to your health information whenever you need it. Check upcoming appointments, communicate with your doctor’s office, review medications and pay medical bills—all seamlessly online 24/7.