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Gastroesophageal Motility Disorders Laboratory

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The gastroesophageal motility team at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center includes specialists with extensive experience in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of disorders of the esophagus, from achalasia and other swallowing or motility disorders, to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancers. Our comprehensive approach includes surgeons, gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, oncologists, pulmonologists, pathologists, and specially trained registered nurses.

Our Physicians and Surgeons

Rasa Zarnegar, MD
  • Associate Professor of Surgery,
    Associate Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Prebyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: Esophageal Manometry and pH, minimally invasive surgery, Nissen Fundiplication, myotomy, foregut surgery, reoperative esophageal surgery.
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Cheguevara Afaneh, MD, FACS
  • Instructor in Surgery,
    Assistant Attending in Surgery
    NewYork-Prebyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: Robotic surgery, Nissen Fundoplication, Heller Myotomy, pH monitoring, Esophageal Manometry, Endoscopy, Foregut surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Paraesophageal Hernia, Laparoscopic surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery.
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Brian Bosworth, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: Endoscopic balloon dilation, Botox injection, and endoscopic and medical management of esophageal disorders.
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Thomas Ciecierega, MD
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: pediatric motility, pediatric gastrointestinal motility disorders, pediatric esophaegeal, colonic and anorectal motility testing, pediatric endoscopic capsule testing, pediatric cogenital esophaegeal defects.
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Carl V. Crawford,MD
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: Endoscopic balloon dilation, Botox injection, and endoscopic and medical management of esophageal disorders.
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Gregory F. Dakin, MD
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Associate Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: Esophageal Manometry and pH, minimally invasive surgery, Nissen Fundiplication, myotomy, foregut surgery, reoperative esophageal surgery.
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Alfons Pomp, MD
  • Leon C. Hirsch Professor of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Chief of GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
    Director, Weill Cornell Weight Loss Surgery Program
  • Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: Esophageal Manometry and pH, minimally invasive surgery, Nissen Fundiplication, myotomy, foregut surgery, reoperative esophageal surgery.
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David Wan, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Assistant Attending Physician
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Specialties: Gastrointestinal disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal disease, acid reflux, heartburn, IBS.
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