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  1. Mark S. Allen, M.D.

    Mark S. Allen, M.D.

    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    VATS lobectomy, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Esophagectomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Peroral endoscopic myotomy,... Hyperhidrosis surgery, Video mediastinoscopy, Segmentectomy, Thymectomy, VATS, Supercharged jejunal interposition, Lung volume reduction surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Heller myotomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Pectus excavatum, Mediastinal tumor, Esophageal cancer, Lung cancer, GERD, Pectus carinatum, Myasthenia gravis, Hyperhidrosis, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Pancoast tumor, Thymic tumor, Pneumothorax, Achalasia, Hiatal hernia

  2. Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

    Shanda Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Minimally invasive surgery, Hyperhidrosis surgery, Esophagectomy, Robotic lobectomy, Robotic surgery, Thymectomy, Trans...oral incisionless fundoplication, Video mediastinoscopy, Segmentectomy, Heller myotomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Lung volume reduction surgery, VATS lobectomy, Peroral endoscopic myotomy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, VATS, Mesothelioma, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Hyperhidrosis, Achalasia, Thymic tumor, Pneumothorax, Myasthenia gravis, GERD, Mediastinal tumor, Lung cancer, Pectus carinatum, Pancoast tumor, Esophageal cancer, Hiatal hernia

  3. Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., M.S.

    Stephen D. Cassivi, M.D., M.S.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Minimally invasive surgery, Segmentectomy, Minimally invasive esophagectomy, Robotic lobectomy, Esophagectomy, Hyperhid...rosis surgery, Minimally invasive thymectomy, Lung volume reduction surgery, Robotic surgery, Heller myotomy, VATS lobectomy, Video mediastinoscopy, Supercharged jejunal interposition, VATS, Thymectomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Lung cancer, Achalasia, Mediastinal tumor, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Myasthenia gravis, Pneumothorax, Pancoast tumor, Esophageal cancer, Hyperhidrosis, Thymic tumor, GERD, Hiatal hernia

  4. Jonathan D'Cunha, M.D., Ph.D.

    Jonathan D'Cunha, M.D., Ph.D.

    1. Thoracic Surgeon
    2. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    3. Surgeon
    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Heller myotomy, Esophageal reconstruction, Esophagectomy, Decortication, Esophageal dilatation, Esophagostomy, Chest wa...ll resection, Lung transplant, Chest surgery, Esophageal stenting, Esophagoscopy, Esophageal diverticulectomy, Lung biopsy, Lung volume reduction surgery, Tracheal resection, Lung surgery, Chest reconstruction, Chronic lung disease, Myasthenia gravis, Chylothorax, Mesothelioma, Chest infection, Lung nodule, GERD, Esophageal cancer, Lung tumor, Chest wall tumor, Thymic tumor, Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, Mediastinal tumor, Lung cancer, Lung disorder, Pneumothorax, Hyperhidrosis, Hiatal hernia, Achalasia, Tracheal stenosis, Lung mass

  5. Magnus Halland, M.D.

    Magnus Halland, M.D.

    1. Internist
    2. Gastroenterologist
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Difficulty swallowing, Esophageal stricture, Achalasia, Esophageal spasms, Barrett's esophagus, Rumination syndrome

  6. Kristi L. Harold, M.D.

    Kristi L. Harold, M.D.

    1. General Surgeon
    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Laparoscopic surgery, Hernia repair, Inguinal hernia, Ventral hernia, Gastrointestinal disorder, Tumors and masses, GER...D, Achalasia

  7. Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, M.D.

    Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, M.D.

    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Colonoscopy, Endoscopic procedure, Endoscopic biopsy, Upper endoscopy, Esophagitis, Eosinophilic esophagitis, GERD, Ach...alasia, Barrett's esophagus

  8. Michael B. Ishitani, M.D.

    Michael B. Ishitani, M.D.

    1. Pediatric Surgeon
    2. General Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Neonatal surgery, Single-incision laparoscopic surgery, Splenectomy, Colectomy, Laparoscopic surgery, Cholecystectomy, ...Radionuclide guided resection of pulmonary and soft tissue metastases, Appendectomy, Minimally invasive surgery, Adrenal cancer, Diaphragmatic hernia, Adnexal tumors, Pediatric trauma, Benign adrenal tumor, Colon polyps, Crohn's disease, Hyperhidrosis, Wilms' tumor, Sarcoma, Achalasia, Fecal incontinence, Familial adenomatous polyposis, Germ cell tumor, Pectus carinatum, Embryonal tumor, Inguinal hernia, Immune thrombocytopenia, Cancer, Hirschsprung's disease, Gallstones, Umbilical hernia, Irritable bowel syndrome, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Hiatal hernia, Pectus excavatum, Neuroblastoma, Hemangioma, Ulcerative colitis, GERD, Conjoined twins, Intestinal obstruction, Rectal prolapse, Hydrocele, Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome

  9. David A. Katzka, M.D.

    David A. Katzka, M.D.

    1. Internist
    2. Gastroenterologist
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Eosinophilic esophagitis, GERD, Achalasia, Esophageal spasms, Barrett's esophagus

  10. Denise B. Klinkner, M.D., M.Ed.

    Denise B. Klinkner, M.D., M.Ed.

    1. General Surgeon
    2. Pediatric Surgeon
    3. Surgeon
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Intensive care, Trauma care, Minimally invasive surgery, Surgical procedure, Adrenal cancer, Fecal incontinence, Achala...sia, Pediatric trauma, Pectus excavatum, Hyperhidrosis, Inguinal hernia, Umbilical hernia, Germ cell tumor, Sarcoma, Gallstones, Hiatal hernia, Familial adenomatous polyposis, Rectal prolapse, Pectus carinatum, Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Cancer, Wilms' tumor, Ulcerative colitis, Neuroblastoma, Hirschsprung's disease, Embryonal tumor, Conjoined twins, GERD, Immune thrombocytopenia, Intestinal obstruction, Colon polyps, Crohn's disease, Hemangioma, Benign adrenal tumor, Adnexal tumors, Diaphragmatic hernia, Hydrocele, Irritable bowel syndrome

Research

Mayo Clinic researchers are working on ways to better diagnose and treat achalasia. Specific efforts include studies comparing the long-term effectiveness of various treatment options.

The Mayo Clinic Clinical Enteric Neuroscience Translational and Epidemiological Research (C.E.N.T.E.R.) Program conducts laboratory and clinical research on motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders, including disturbances to nerve function in the gastrointestinal tract.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on achalasia on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research Profiles

Achalasia care at Mayo Clinic

May 01, 2020

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