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Uncommon Compassion for a Common Condition

Did you know 1 in 5 adult Americans has acid reflux? This common condition is also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). We understand your pain and are ready to help you feel better.

GERD is often associated with uncomfortable symptoms like heartburn, but it’s important to know it can occur with or without symptoms. Even if you don’t feel it, using proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) can mask the symptoms of GERD, increasing your risk of esophageal cancer. Whatever your experience may be, we’re here to help you with a treatment plan tailored to your needs.

Together, we’ll work to define an ideal lifestyle that will serve you well into the future.


Helpful Knowledge for Your Consideration

You’re able to make the best-informed decisions when you have the right information. This quick guide will help you understand some of the most common questions about acid reflux.


Learn About Your Risk for GERD

If you’re unsure whether you should see a digestive health specialist, start with our free GERD health assessment. You can receive instant, personalized feedback about the next steps to consider for you or a loved one.

Finding a Fix for Your Reflux

Treating your acid reflux now is a healthier step for your overall well-being than long-term medication use. We’ll map out a course of action based on your current health, medical history and specifics of your acid reflux diagnosis and explain each step along the way. With a wide range of options available, including many nonsurgical and minimally invasive procedures, we’ll help you find the right solution.

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    Minimally Invasive Procedures

    Three types of endoscopic procedures are available, each with specific benefits that your physician will discuss with you.

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    Hiatal Hernia Repair

    Hiatal hernias can cause acid reflux and hiatal hernia repair may be your source of reflux relief.

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    This is the standard surgical method to address GERD. It involves wrapping the upper part of the stomach around the bottom of the esophagus and esophageal sphincter to reduce acid reflux.

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    Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus

    We’re able to remove diseased tissues in the esophagus and greatly reduce the procession of cancer cells with simple heat energy during this outpatient procedure that only takes about half an hour.


World-Class Surgical Care Centered Around You

Nearly 70 million Americans experience digestive disorders that occur in the esophagus, liver and pancreas, including reflux and cancer. We understand these conditions affect your quality of life, and our experienced, compassionate teams are here to help.

AdventHealth Digestive Institute
Our board-certified, fellowship-trained teams are experts in diagnosing and treating digestive conditions. With a broad range of expertise, they are all trained in minimally invasive surgeries that get you feeling better, faster.

Minimally Invasive Procedures
We offer minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery options for a variety of digestive disorders and cancers that improve outcomes and reduce the risk of complications. Plus, you’ll experience less pain and a faster recovery.

Revision of Previous Hiatal Hernia Surgery
Over time, some people find that their symptoms of GERD have returned, and the initial procedure they had to fix their hiatal hernia needs to be redone. We’re able to make repairs using minimally invasive techniques.

Trust Award-Winning Digestive Care

When you need digestive expertise, rest assured our experienced teams are close by to deliver nationally recognized care.

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    Nationally Recognized for Patient Safety, Quality and Transparency

    The Leapfrog Group has exclusively recognized AdventHealth with the Emerald Award for remarkable achievements and leadership in patient safety, quality and transparency by a health care system, including maintaining a culture of excellence throughout all levels of the organization. Delivering consistent, high-quality, whole-person care is our priority, and we’re honored to be the first health care system to earn this award.

Take Charge of Your Health

Access multiple programs and resources that target long-lasting lifestyle changes, with an emphasis on diet and exercise to nourish your sustained well-being. We’re here to help you feel whole again – in body, mind and spirit.

Or call us at 844-650-5986.