An occasional bout of indigestion or heartburn is generally nothing to worry about, but if the pain and irritation become frequent or cause you to wake at night, it’s time to talk to your doctor. If it’s not controlled, chronic heartburn or GERD can result in serious problems.
Swallowing problems treated by our surgical team include:
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Hiatal hernia
- Barrett’s esophagus
- Esophageal diverticulum
- Swallowing problems associated with Myasthenia gravis