If you've been diagnosed with an esophageal condition, your ability to function and maintain the best possible quality of life is very important to you. It’s important to us, too. World-renowned cure and survival rates are the hallmarks of care at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health uses a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to care for those with complex esophageal disease. Our internationally recognized doctors and surgeons have completed specialized training and are among the most experienced in the region. The team includes experts from gastroenterology and surgery, interventional radiology, oncology, nursing and pathology. A nurse navigator for people with esophageal cancer ensures a seamless experience and the best results possible.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has led the way in the surgical treatment of esophageal cancer, with outcomes that compare favorably to other institutions throughout the world. Our center has the highest volume of esophageal resections in the Pacific Northwest and is also at the forefront in endoscopic approaches to treating esophageal conditions. We routinely use robotics and minimally invasive surgery in treatment of esophageal conditions.
If you have symptoms of an esophageal disorder, such as acid reflux or difficulty swallowing, our gastroenterologists can help.