Jefferson University Hospitals

Cricopharyngeal Myotomy

If you are experiencing dysphagia (difficulty with swallowing), cricopharyngeal myotomy can help relieve your symptoms. This surgical procedure can be completed in 30 to 60 minutes of general anesthesia and most often does not require postoperative hospitalization.

Rated among the best in the nation for Ear, Nose and Throat by U.S.News & World Report, otolaryngologists at Jefferson can perform this procedure to restore the quality of your life.