GERD: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic form of acid reflux. This means stomach acid is frequently moving back up into the esophagus from the stomach, usually causing discomfort. GERD can be mild acid reflux that occurs frequently or severe acid reflux that occurs less often. Occasional acid reflux [...]

By |July 19th, 2021|Blog|

FAQ: Hepatitis C

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, making it a good time to go over our most frequently asked questions relating to Hepatitis C: one of the most common forms seen in the United States. What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. When the liver is inflamed, it is unable [...]

By |May 17th, 2021|Blog|

Local Experts. National Leaders.

GastroIntestinal Specialists’ Dr. James Hobley Appointed to Prestigious American College of Gastroenterology Committee Position Dr. James Hobley, a gastroenterologist with GastroIntestinal Specialists has been named the new American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Legislative and Public Policy Council Chair. ACG is a medical association of gastroenterologists that consists of more [...]

By |April 21st, 2021|Blog|

What You Should Know About Esophageal Cancer

What You Should Know About Esophageal CancerCancer of the esophagus makes up about 1% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States, but it is one of the deadliest types of cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that only about 20% of patients survive longer than 5 years from diagnosis, [...]

By |April 19th, 2021|Blog|
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