Looking for a new doctor

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I am a 20 year Achalasia survivor looking for a new doctor. I live in southern California where I had the great benefit of the University of Southern California physician, Dr Dimeester. unfortunately, the doctor is now retired and I am 16 years post-op with reoccurance of my symptoms. Can anyone recommend a new clinician?

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    Dr DeMeester has been an excellent doctor, and I am sure you appreciated your good fortune in being treated by him. As I understand it, the residual expertise in his old department is very high, so I would be inclined t seek an appointment with his successor or one of the team there.

    Recurrence of symptoms does happen and it does sound like you need to be reassessed.

    All best wishes

    • Posted

      Thank you for your input Alan. Do you know whom is the best of Demeester's old group?

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      Not offhand, No. If I hear anything I will let you know.

      Good luck


    • Posted

      I hear John Lipham is recommended there.

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