Ask the Expert: Managing EoE in a COVID-19 World, May 11 – 15, 2020 Kristle Lee Lynch, MD will be joining us May 11 to May 15, to address questions about managing EoE during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Lynch is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Advanced Esophageal Fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as the divisional Director of Continuing Medical Education and the Director of the Physiology Laboratory. Dr. Lynch specializes in complex esophageal cases. Her clinical and research interests include eosinophilic esophagitis, achalasia, esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction, esophageal dysmotility, as well as esophageal strictures. She is actively involved in numerous clinical trials and registry studies that are conducted at the Penn Esophageal Center. We will be sending Dr. Lynch your questions daily and posting her responses in the comments sections as they come in. Please understand if they are unable to get to your question due to time or topic constraints. Thanks in advance for your participation! This content is for general informational purposes only and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of any organization or individual. The content should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnoses, or treatment. Please consult your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. —————- Thank you, everyone, for all your questions and comments! This Ask the Expert session with Dr. Kristle Lee Lynch has now come to an end. We hope you found this interactive format interesting and useful. A huge special thank you to Dr. Lynch for generously sharing her time and expertise during this session! We won’t be accepting any new questions at this time, but we will continue to update this post with additional answers from her in the coming days. We appreciate your patience as you wait for these replies. Many thanks again for your participation!

Thank you, Dr. Lynch! I need to schedule a scope for my son. Is it safe to get a scope now? Are GI procedures handled differently now vs before the pandemic?