Diseases of the Esophagus

    Overview

    The esophagus is the tube that connects the back of the throat with the stomach. Diseases, including cancer, that attack this organ, leading to difficulty eating or swallowing.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Ramprasad Jegadeesan, MD

    Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
    Provider

    Michael Maitar, MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Zafar Quader, MD

    Chief, Division of Gastroenterology Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Harini Rathinamanickam, MD

    Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Abdul Swied, MD

    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Ping Zhang, ANP-BC

    Gastroenterology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.