UConn Health Minute: Solving Swallowing Disorders

Dr. Houman Rezaizadeh, director of the UConn Health Esophageal Disease Center, during a patient exam. (Frank Barton/UConn Health)

More than 15 million Americans have a swallowing disorder. Swallowing problems may be temporary, or they may be an indication of a serious medical problem. UConn Health’s new Esophageal Disease Center is an alliance of specialists equipped to diagnose and treat these types of digestive system disorders.