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Esophageal Cancer

“After the procedure, I just wanted to call my doctor, Priyam V. Tripathi, MD, MPH, and hug her and thank her,” exclaims Guillermo Verjan, who had been living with esophagitis for 10 years.

“You have trouble [...]

By uclahealth • September 9, 2019

“If I had not had this procedure, then I would’ve had cancer of my esophagus,” believes 72-year-old Harry Corder, who came to UCLA Health after finding out he had Barrett’s esophagus with high dysplasia, or precancerous changes in the cells of the esophagus.

By uclahealth • September 9, 2019

“Most of my career has been centered on understanding how the esophagus works and managing or treating patients with esophageal diseases,” explains Dr. Jeffrey Conklin, medical director of the UCLA Robert G. Kardashian [...]

By uclahealth • September 9, 2019
Not much gets Dimitri Dimitri down. And obstacles? No such thing. Born in Iran, Dimitri came to the United States to study electronics in college, graduating with a degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in1962. Within a week [...]
By uclahealth • October 1, 2011