Barretts Esophagus

Barrett's esophagus is a disorder in which the lining of the esophagus (the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach) is damaged by stomach acid and changed to a lining similar to that of the stomach.

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Thoracic Surgery

The Division of Thoracic Surgery at Tufts MC in Boston provides cutting-edge, patient-centered care for the wide range of thoracic disorders and diseases.
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Doctors + Care Team

Robert F. Yacavone, MD

Robert F. Yacavone, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Interim Chief, Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology; Director, Endoscopy Unit; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Gastroenterologist
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-9292

Therapeutic endoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for barrett’s esophagus, endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoluminal stenting

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Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Laurence H. Brinckerhoff, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Thoracic Surgery; Surgeon; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5589
Fax #: 617-636-9095

Thoracic surgical oncology, minimally invasive surgery, clinical trials, tumor immunology

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