Living with a motility disorder impacts your daily life. Hoag is here for you. We use the most advanced technology and techniques to diagnose and treat conditions that impact how your body swallows and digests food. From advanced procedural techniques like POEM to the West Coast’s first site to offer FoodMarble, with Hoag on your team, you can get back to a better quality of life.
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Diagnostics & Treatments
- Anorectal Manometry
- Electrogastrograms (EGG)
- Enterra Therapy
- Esophageal Manometry (EM)
- Pelvic Floor Health
- Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
- Personalized Breath Tests
- Personalized Nutrition
- Timed Barium Esophageal Emptying Study
- Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF)
Meet Our Digestive Health Institute Team
At Hoag, we bring together an advanced team of subspecialists, clinical nurse navigators, nutrition experts and care counselors to diagnose and treat patients with motility conditions.
A Recognized Leader in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery
Among all of the hospitals across the country, U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals Rankings named Hoag a high-performing hospital in gastroenterology and GI surgery.
First on the West Coast
Hoag is the first site on the West Coast to offer the FoodMarble personalized breath testing device for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) testing or Rapid Progressive Motility (RPM).
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