Vanderbilt surgeons provide relief from reflux (heartburn) for people from across the Southeast. People turn to us for care for problems affecting swallowing and the stomach because we take a holistic approach to each individual’s condition. We offer a wide range of surgeries and highly trained surgeons. You’re sure to find the best possible option for you.
Meet Your Care Team
- Benign Disease of the Esophagus, Benign Diseases of the Stomach / Duodenum, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, General Surgery, Hernias (Inguinal, Ventral, Incision), Minimally Invasive Foregut Surgery
- Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Biliary Disease / Gallbladder, Diaphragmatic Hernias, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, General Surgery, Surgical Weight Loss Surgery
Why Choose Reflux/GERD Care at Vanderbilt
- Personalized care
Our experts offer a full range of treatment options, including many types of surgery. We consider your symptoms, medical history, medications, lifestyle and more to provide the best plan for you. If surgery isn’t the answer, we can connect you to other Vanderbilt Health specialists for a different approach.
- Expert surgeons
Our fellowship-trained surgeons have received extensive training and have deep experience performing a wide range of procedures using minimally invasive techniques. Our team includes the only surgeon in Middle Tennessee who does per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), laparoscopic surgery for achalasia (a rare disease of the esophagus muscles).
- Innovative care
We offer LINX magnetic sphincter augmentation. This innovative device to treat reflux is customized to your body.