Marco G. Patti, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases
Marco G. Patti, MD, is an internationally known gastrointestinal surgeon who has extensive expertise in the surgical treatment of esophageal disorders, including gastroesophageal reflux disease, achalasia and esophageal cancer.
Dr. Patti has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery to treat esophageal conditions. Minimally invasive surgery is performed through very small incisions with the use of specialized instruments and miniature cameras. This approach has many benefits for patients, including a quicker recovery, shorter hospital stay and minimal scarring.
A prolific author, Dr. Patti has published more than 180 journal articles and book chapters on esophageal surgery and minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery. He serves on the editorial boards of Annals of Surgery, the World Journal of Gastroenterology, the Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery and the World Journal of Surgery.
Dr. Patti has given more than 150 presentations at universities and scientific meetings throughout the world. In addition, he has served as a visiting professor at several prominent universities in Italy, Canada, China and the United States.
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Learn how a minimally invasive procedure to treat achalasia helped one teenager regain his ability to swallow normally and get his life back on track.
By performing a minimally invasive procedure, Dr. Patti was able to effectively relieve the chronic pain one patient had experienced for years as a symptom of gastroesphageal reflux disease (GERD).
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