2018 Esophageal Symposium

2018 Esophageal Symposium
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 6:00am - Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 12:45pm


Discuss medical and surgical management of GERD

Describe pros and cons of standard surgical therapy

Assess efficacy, limitations of current medical therapy and understand newer options

Describe diagnosis and treatment of Achalasia

Review screening, surveillance and ablative therapy for Barrett’s Esophagus

Discuss staging, principles of surgery for esophageal cancer

Explain the role of minimally invasive esophagectomy

Specify association between respiratory and laryngopharyngeal problems and GERD

Assess and manage post-fundoplication problems

Explain challenges for current and future reimbursement for foregut procedures

Review newer surgical and endoscopic options for GERD

Discuss management of GERD in obese patients

registration fees
  3 day didactic 1 day didactic
MD/DO $400 $150
NP/PA $200 $75
RN/Resident/Student $125 N/A

CME Credits

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center designates this live activity for 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU credits Pending

Course Directors: Sumeet Mittal, MD and Virender K. Sharma, MD

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