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Center for Esophageal Health Leadership

The Center for Esophageal Health leadership team is dedicated to providing advanced diagnosis, treatment, and care for complex esophageal symptoms and conditions.

    • Tanuja Damani, MD, General Surgery

      Surgical Director | General Surgery

      Dr. Damani has been in practice for more than 15 years and has completed more than 1,000 robotic surgeries, with a focus on the esophagus and stomach. She specializes in fundoplications and magnetic sphincter augmentation with LINX® Reflux Management System—procedures to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hiatal and paraesophageal hernia repairs, and myotomy, a surgical procedure used to treat achalasia. Dr. Damani also has significant expertise in robotic surgery to correct prior failed surgeries for those conditions. She is a recognized expert and educator in the field and her robotic procedures are broadcast internationally to educate surgeons. Dr. Damani has published many articles and book chapters on robotic and esophageal surgery.

    • Abraham R. Khan, MD, Esophageal Gastroenterology

      Medical Director | Esophageal Gastroenterology

      Dr. Khan specializes in the advanced diagnosis and treatment of persistent symptoms or conditions that affect the esophagus, such as GERD, achalasia, and swallowing disorders. He has expertise in specialized esophageal and motility diagnostic procedures, such as high-resolution esophageal manometry and functional lumen imaging probe technology, as well as therapeutic techniques including esophageal dilation on upper endoscopy for swallowing disorders. As medical director of the Center for Esophageal Health, Dr. Khan oversees medical care at the center with the goal of partnering with each patient to provide integrated, multidisciplinary care. He is a recognized national expert in esophageal conditions. He speaks and teaches nationally, and his research is well published in major medical journals.