Medical Services related to William Robert Lynch MD

Achalasia

Achalasia is a motility disorder that affects muscle function in the esophagus. Normally when a person swallows, there is a reflex to immediately relax the lower esophageal sphincter (the valve at the bottom of the esophagus that opens so contents can drain into the stomach) as the muscles in the esophagus begin to squeeze food down from the top.

Barrett's Esophagus

The multidisciplinary team at the University of Michigan Esophageal Disorders Program has wide and deep expertise in diagnosing and treating Barrett’s esophagus. 

Cancer

The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center provides comprehensive cancer care, cutting-edge treatment, plus new therapies and clinical trials through our multidisciplinary cancer clinics.

Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes excessive sweating. Although it is not dangerous, it can affect a person’s confidence level and inconvenience normal activities. Treatments available at the University of Michigan often lead to very quick and effective correction of hyperhidrosis.

Lung Transplant

The University of Michigan Transplant Center is the largest and most experienced lung transplant center in Michigan, and among the largest in the nation, with 20-40 lung transplants performed each year, and patient survival rate at one year at 90% – and we offer services that are not available widely, including Ambulatory ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) – an alternative to a ventilator that allows patients waiting for lung transplant to remain active and stay healthier, plus novel clinical trials available in few centers across the U.S.

Lung Transplant Patient Care Guide

The PDF links on this page link to material in the University of Michigan Lung Transplant Patient Education Guide and allow you to view and print the information on your own computer.

Lung Transplant Process

The University of Michigan Transplant Center is the largest and most experienced transplant center in Michigan, and among the largest in the nation, with 20-40 lungs transplants performed each year, and patient survival rate at one year at 90% – and we offer services that are not available widely, including Ambulatory ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) – an alternative to a ventilator that allows patients waiting for lung transplant to remain active and stay healthier, plus novel clinical trials available in few centers across the U.S.

Lung Transplant Videos

The University of Michigan Transplant Center is the largest and most experienced transplant center in Michigan, and among the largest in the nation, with 20-40 lungs transplants performed each year, and patient survival rate at one year at 90% – and we offer services that are not available widely, including Ambulatory ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) – an alternative to a ventilator that allows patients waiting for lung transplant to remain active and stay healthier, plus novel clinical trials available in few centers across the U.S.

Robotic Thoracic Surgery

University of Michigan thoracic surgeons offer state-of-the-art procedures including minimally invasive and robotic surgeries for optimal outcomes.

Thoracic Surgery

The University of Michigan’s Section of Thoracic Surgery is a nationally recognized leader in the surgical treatment of patients with diseases of the esophagus, lung, mediastinum, trachea and diaphragm.