COVID-19 Update: A Message to Our Patients on Telemedicine & Virtual Seminars

Dear Friends,

While the environment around us continues to be uncertain, we take comfort in the fact that we have a fantastic, compassionate team, and we appreciate the loyalty of our patients.

In an interest to protect our patients, staff, and the community at large, we are ramping down our practice activity at Maryland Bariatrics.

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Reflux Surgery: When Is It a Good Option?

Who should consider reflux surgery in Maryland? If you are taking a proton pump inhibitor and are still experiencing reflux symptoms, you may be wondering why the medication isn’t keeping your reflux at bay.

There may be several explanations for breakthrough symptoms or uncontrolled acid reflux while taking PPIs.

Continue reading to learn why your medication isn’t working and when it’s time to consider reflux surgery Maryland.

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Uncontrolled Acid Reflux Is Not Ok

Uncontrolled acid reflux can cause a host of uncomfortable symptoms, including a burning sensation in your chest, difficulty swallowing, chest pain, regurgitation of food or liquid, and the sensation of a lump in your throat. When these symptoms are poorly controlled by medications and lifestyle modifications, surgery may be the most effective course of treatment.

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