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Your Radio Doctor

August 27, 2022 – Third Space Endoscopy: The New Frontier

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie August 23, 2022 178


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Listen to Your Radio Doctor®, August 27, 2022 – at 5 p.m. EST

> Listen on 1210 AM WPHT or anytime on Audacy.com.

Tune in on Saturday, August 27, 2022, with host Dr. Marianne Ritchie to learn about advances in gastroenterology.

Third Space Endoscopy: The New Frontier – Tune in this week to hear about the remarkable advances in the field of gastroenterology from a national leader. Dr. Alex Schlachterman has completed 200 procedures called POEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) used to repair a condition of the esophagus that formerly required surgery. He also offers a procedure called ESD (Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection) which removes pre-cancerous and cancerous tumors of the esophagus, stomach, and colon without surgery.

Meet Our Guest:

Alexander Schlachterman, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • Director of Third Space Endoscopy, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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