Esophageal cancer care at UCLA


Care for esophageal cancer patients is provided through UCLA Health's UCLA Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health.

In addition to being at the forefront of research and training, the physicians of the UCLA Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health offer the highest-quality care. They see patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, UCLA Medical Plaza outpatient clinics and UCLA Health community practices across Southern California.

Make an appointment

Please call the UCLA Cancer Hotline at 888-ONC-UCLA (888-662-8252) Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

For more information about insurance, billing, patient forms, map and directions, and more, please visit the UCLA Health website.

To refer a patient

If you are a health care professional and would like to refer an esophageal cancer patient to the UCLA Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, please call our Physician Referral Service at 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (800-825-2631).

You can also visit the UCLA Health website for more information.

Clinical trials for esophageal cancer

Clinical trials are a vital step in discovering new treatments for cancer. UCLA doctors conduct clinical research to find new therapies for esophagael tumors, and geneticists also work with precision medicine, which uses your DNA to help pinpoint the best treatment for you. By participating in a clinical trial, you will have access to the most innovative care.

To search for clinical trials at UCLA, please visit UCLA Health's online clinical trial search tool. You can also call the Clinical Trials Hotline at (855) 731-6040.

Learn more about esophageal cancer

For more information about esophageal cancer and its symptoms, risk factors, and screening and treatment options, please visit UCLA Health’s esophageal cancer page.

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