Swallowing Disorders

Swallowing disorders primarily affect the older population, however, can occur at all ages. Early diagnosis and treatment can greatly improve the quality and length of life. Dr. Zalvan is the leading ENT in the region whose practice is devoted to these disorders. GI doctors focus on the lower esophagus and stomach. Dr. Zalvan focuses on the throat and upper esophagus. Dr. Zalvan works closely with GI specialists and together find treatment for most. Dr. Zalvan’s areas of expertise include Zenker’s Diverticulum, Cricopharyngeal Dysfunction, Esophageal Lesions, and Laryngopharyngeal Reflux