Items Tagged ‘POEM procedure’

March 31, 2019

Wonderful GI Doctor

By Kevin Welch Kevin Welch

I was diagnosed with achalasia outside of the UCLA Health system in August 2017. Achalasia is a condition that affects only one out of every 100,000 people, resulting in the lower esophageal sphincter tightening up and not allowing food to go down to the stomach. It is an undesirable weight loss program. My outside provider […]

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Tags: achalasia, Doctors Day, Dr. Alireza Sedarat, GI, patient stories, POEM procedure, UCLA Gastroenterology