Esophageal Disease

Offering comprehensive, innovative and compassionate care to patients with diseases of the esophagus and esophageal cancer.

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The UC Esophageal Disease Center is the region’s only team of experts that subspecialize in the treatment of esophageal diseases and esophageal cancer. World-class care is delivered by subspecialists from thoracic surgery, surgical oncology, gastroenterology, medical oncology and radiation oncology as well as a full support team of nurses and ancillary professionals. We promise our expertise in esophageal disorders, delivering hope right here in Cincinnati.



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed of your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-585-UCCC

Conditions We Treat

With research and experience, we’re helping patients like you overcome esophageal diseases and cancers every day.

Leading-Edge Treatments for Esophageal Disease

From advanced diagnostics to one of the region’s only proton radiation therapy centers, we have the technology needed to treat your esophageal disease.

Advanced Diagnostics & Treatments

Barium Swallow X-ray
Computed Tomography Scan (CT Scan)
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
Esophageal Stent
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy
LINX Reflux Management System
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
Positron Emission Tomography Scan (PET/CT Scan)
Radiation Therapy
Radiofrequency Ablation
Robotic-Assisted Surgery
Three-Hole Esophagectomy
Trans-hiatal Esophagectomy

Your Care Team at Work

Coordinated care and clinical research transform medicine.

Our multidisciplinary team includes surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, and more — all working together to deliver only the best treatment available.

One convenient location, 8 specialists
Over 300 patients treated annually
Board-certified oncology nutrition specialist
75% of patients treated with minimally invasive techniques


We offer leading-edge care for only the best results.


Donations from people like you make the difference.

By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.


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