Esophagus (Food Pipe) Surgery

Its 25-30 cms muscular tube connecting mouth with stomach. Symptoms of Esophageal diseases manifests as  heart burn, difficulty in swallowing , food sticking in chest, chest pain vomiting, loss of appetite and weight. Patient can also have symptoms of hyper acidity,  blood in vomitus, or history of accidental ingestion of toilet cleaner and impaction of denture.

Dr. Verma is the Best liver specialist in Chandigarh who is expert in handling all types of diseases of food pipe ranging from simple dyspepsia, bleeding , foreign body removal to cancer surgery


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Achalasia Cardia

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After Surgery

Available expertise of Operations:

  1. Thoraco laparoscopic Esophagectomy
  2. Trans hiatal Esophagectomy
  3. Laparoscopic removal Foreign body
  4. Laparoscopic Hellar’s Cardio myotomy
  5. Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
  6. Laparoscopic excision of esophageal diverticulum
  7. Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernia
  8. Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery
  9. Video thoracoscopic resection of Esophageal leiomyoma
  10. Laparoscopic repair of Esophageal perforation


Yes, alcohol consumption for long time can lead to redness, swelling & bleeding from its inner lining (Esophagitis). It can also damage liver leading to cirrhosis and portal hypertension. Patient may vomit blood in vomitings

Unfortunately, early cancer may not give rise to symptoms. However, patient may have loss of weight & appetite, difficulty in swallowing food and even blood in vomitings rarely.

Rarely yes, when a patient is suffering from early squamous cell carcinoma. Chemo radiotherapy alone may cure it. In general, majority of patients received Chemo radiotherapy before surgery followed by surgery and later on put on adjuvant chemotherapy.

In cases of accidental intake of acid/ Alkaline and pesticides , Esophagus can be replaced by stomach and colon after few months of injury.

Now a days, most of the dentures can be retrieved by endoscopy. However, when patient comes late, it may require combined Endoscopic and laparoscopic approach. Rarely, open surgery may be needed when minimally access approach fails.

Awards and Honour German Academic Fellowship (DAAD) 1992 | Das Mohapatra Oration 2012 at ASICON 2012 at Kolkata | Best Laparoscopic Video award at National Conference of I.A.G.E.S.- 1997 Ludhiana | Metrogyl visiting professorship in laparoscopic surgery by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo surgeons.– 2003 | Bahrampur oration 2007 by Orissa Chapter of ASI- 2007 | Presidential Oration in SELSICON 2014 Bhubneswar 2014 | Dr. H. Lalmohon Singh Oration of Manipur chapter of ASI, 2015 | Dr. PC Dubey Oration , KGMU Lucknow, 2018 | Bhubaneswar Oration Odisha Chapter of ASI Conf. Balasore. 2019