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Temple Physician Explains Esophageal Diverticulum

Temple Esophageal Program Director Featured On Health Matters with Dr. Sanjay Gupta


By Temple Digestive Disease Center | October 29, 2014

Michael S. Smith, MD, Medical Director of the Esophageal Program at Temple University Hospital, was recently featured on the EveryDayHealth.com blog, Health Matters With Dr. Sanjay Gupta!

In a Q&A post about a rare condition called esophageal diverticulum, Dr. Smith discusses the risks associated with the condition, which can often present without  symptoms, and explains how it can be dangerous and potentially fatal if left undiagnosed and untreated.

Read: Q: What Is an Esophageal Diverticulum, And Is It Dangerous?