Esophagus Specialist

Association Of South Bay Surgeons -  - General Surgeon

Association Of South Bay Surgeons

General Surgeons & Breast Cancer Surgeons located in Torrance, CA & San Pedro, CA


Our board-certified & fellowship trained surgeons are skilled at diagnosing and treating esophageal diseases including

  • Neuro-muscular diseases  (achalasia, nutcracker esophagus, esophageal spasm)
  • Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Benign Tumors & Malignant Cancers

Team Work & Individualized Therapy

  • Our team includes surgeons with advanced training (Fellowships) in Minimally Invasive Surgery and also Esophageal Surgery & Surgical Oncology
  • The best care requires gastroenterologists, radiologists, and sometimes medical and radiation oncologists.
  • We work closely with these and other specialists to individualize a treatment plan for you.

Minimally Invasive / Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive / Laparoscopic surgery reduces your pain, reduces your risk of complications, and speeds your recovery
  • Endoscopic surgery takes place through the mouth and is completely scar-less
  • We are experienced in minimally invasive / laparoscopic  & endoscopic esophageal surgery such as:
    • Laparoscopic Esophageal  Myotomy (Heller procedure)
    • Per-Oral  Esophageal  Myotomy  (POEM procedure, which is scarless)
    • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
    • Endoscopic ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus
    • Endscopic removal (resection) of polyps and masses
    • Laparoscopic  transhiatal esophagectomy (avoiding  any incisions on your chest)

Unparallelled Experience