Foregut (Esophagus & Stomach) Program

The Foregut (Esophagus & Stomach) Program at Hoag offers a patient-centered, integrated team approach to the care of esophageal and stomach conditions. Hoag offers advanced medical management and surgical techniques for complex esophageal and stomach disorders.
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Foregut (Esophagus & Stomach) Program LEADERSHIP

Meet our Physician Leader

John C. Lipham, M.D., is the Foregut Cancer Program Director, James & Pamela Muzzy Endowed Chair in GI Cancer and Chief of USC Affiliated Academic Programs at Hoag. He is Associate Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. Dr. Lipham’s clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of GERD, esophageal motility disorders, and malignant diseases of the esophagus and stomach, as well as complex general surgery issues.

Advanced Care for Esophagus and Stomach

Our collaborative team includes nationally recognized esophageal and gastric surgeons and board-certified gastroenterologists with special interest and expertise in esophageal and stomach disorders. The highly skilled Digestive Health team works in collaboration with other specialties in a multidisciplinary approach with patient experience at the center.

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Hoag's Digestive Health Institute offers the most skilled providers for your simple to complex digestive disorders. Our multidisciplinary team is subspecialized and works collaboratively to provide the greatest level of care, tailored uniquely to you.

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