A Multidisciplinary Center, Focused on You
At the Center for GERD and Foregut Disorders, our goal is to treat the cause, and not just the symptoms. We offer comprehensive care, ranging from diagnostic testing to treatment and ongoing management, for a variety of esophageal, motility, and functional disorders.
Getting to the root cause of your condition is the first step toward recovery. In addition to taking a complete medical history and performing a physical examination, our physicians may perform diagnostic testing to help confirm the extent of your condition, assess any complications, or determine if the symptoms are due to more advanced disease.
Common diagnostic procedures include:
Treatment for GERD and related disorders focuses on four goals:
Lifestyle modifications are typically the first recommendation in treating esophageal disorders before trying over-the-counter medications. If you don't experience relief within a few weeks, your doctor may then recommend prescription medication, or non-surgical and surgical treatments.