People who suffer from chronic heartburn have fresh hope for relief thanks to the arrival of a new addition to Trinity Health’s General Surgery team. Gary L. Wease, MD, FACS, a board-certified general surgeon, brings nearly two decades of surgery experience, including an innovative approach to treating Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
Tens of millions of Americans suffer from daily reflux, with symptoms that range from burning in the chest (heartburn) to regurgitation, chronic cough and hoarseness.
The main cause of reflux or heartburn is an anatomical abnormality at the junction where the esophagus connects to the stomach,” Dr. Wease explains. “”When a person swallows