Physician Introduction on Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
Presented by Evan Dellon, MD, MPH
During this presentation, Dr. Dellon will explain what eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is specifically about the symptoms, what is usually found through an endoscopy, and the histology, which helps your provider make an accurate diagnosis. He will also discuss current treatment options for EoE as well as the long-term approach to EoE.
About Dr. Dellon
Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Dr. Dellon received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He performed a clinical and a research fellowship in Adult Gastroenterology at UNC, during which he also received a Masters of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from the UNC School of Public Health. Dr. Dellon is currently the Director of the UNC Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing (CEDAS) and serves as an Associate Editor for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Dellon’s main research interest is in the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and the eosinophilic GI diseases (EGIDs). The goal of his research is to improve the lives of patients with EoE and EGIDs by learning how to better diagnose, treat, and monitor the condition.