General Surgeon to Discuss Surgical Treatment Options for Acid Reflux Disease
January 09, 2014
Pensacola, FL – On Thursday, January 30, West Florida Healthcare will offer a free seminar entitled “Surgical Treatment Options for Acid Reflux Disease.” The seminar will be held from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the 7th Floor Auditorium at West Florida Hospital, 8383 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola. The speaker will be David Tenniswood, M.D., General Surgeon with West Florida Medical Group.
Millions of Americans suffer every day from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD can occur when a muscle at the end of the esophagus does not close properly, allowing stomach acid to leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus and irritate it.
At the seminar, Dr. Tenniswood will discuss various surgical treatment options for GERD that feature rapid recovery, reduction/elimination of the need for medications (and the possible side effects associated with their long-term use) and improvement in quality of life.
The seminar is free and open to the public. To register, call (850) 494-3212.