Disorders of the Esophagus
Disorders of the Esophagus

Disorders of the Esophagus

by Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD
The GI system is a complex and crucial component of human life. The broad range of pathologies are clinically relevant to physicians and frequently tested concepts on exams. This course focuses on the first section of the GI tract, the esophagus. The instructor will cover normal esophageal physiology, as well as discussing important clinical pathologies associated with motility, trauma, and malignancy.

Course Details

  • Videos 8
  • Duration 1:18 h
  • Quiz questions 37
  • Concept Pages 7


Your Educators of course Disorders of the Esophagus

 Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD

Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD

Dr. Richard N. Mitchell is the Lawrence J. Henderson Professor of Pathology and Health Sciences and Technology, at Harvard Medical School in Massachusetts, USA.

He obtained his PhD in Cell Biology and Immunology from Rockefeller University in 1980, and his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1984. Currently, he is Program Director of the Health Sciences and Technology Education and Curriculum at Harvard Medical School.

Due to his achievements, he earned the ASIP Robbins Distinguished Educator Award in 2013.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Mitchell teaches courses on Pathology.

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Interesting lecture
By SERGIO MANUEL M. on 10. August 2023 for Esophageal Carcinoma

This is a very important topic in my country (Guatemala), thank you Dr Richard.