POEM – Performed in the Endoscopy Unit


This video, edited by Dr. Mouen Khashab, director of therapeutic endoscopy, demonstrates peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), an exciting new endoscopic technique that may revolutionize the treatment of achalasia. This video shows the first POEM procedure performed on a patient here at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.



Mouen Khashab

Mouen Khashab, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine