Learning Objectives:

  • Understand key pathophysiological aspects of GERD and esophageal motility disorders.
  • Describe various diagnostic considerations for esophageal motility disorders.
  • Discuss clinical data and society guideline recommendations for reflux and motility testing.


C. Prakash Gyawali, MD, MRCP
Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Director of GI Fellowship Training Program
Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Program
St. Louis, MO