Heartburn & Acid Reflux Institute at The Woodlands Hospital

17450 St. Luke's Way
Suite 340
The Woodlands, TX 77384

The Heartburn & Acid Reflux Institute at CHI St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital specializes in diagnosing and treating cases of acid reflux and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Our doctors use state-of-the-art technology to manage conditions with the most advanced and effective treatments available.

The skilled team at our Heartburn & Acid Reflux Institute will work with you to design the treatment plan that’s right for you. From medications to diet modification and surgery, our specialists will recommend modern options that can improve your quality of life and prevent future damage from acid reflux.

Innovative Care for Acid Reflux

While older surgical treatments for gastroesophageal reflux disease include significant side effects, the innovative LINX procedure maintains patients’ anatomy while providing immediate and lasting results. Hear more about this procedure from Dr. Yong Choi, board-certified surgeon at CHI St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital.

Meet Our Nurse Practitioner

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Vanessa Hargett, RN, FNP-C, graduated with her bachelor’s in nursing from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2008. She began her nursing career as an intensive care unit charge nurse and went on to pursue her master’s degree, graduating with honors from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in 2014. Her degree as a family nurse practitioner allows Vanessa the ability to manage the continuum of care for patients with heartburn and acid reflux. She has cared for patients with every stage of GERD. Her current role allows her to guide patients through treatment options, assisting with testing and surgeries as needed.

M 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
T 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
W 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
TH 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
F 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Associated Hospital

17200 St. Luke’s Way, The Woodlands, TX 77384

Services & Specialties

Medical Group Physicians at This Location

Michael Briscoe, MD

17350 St. Luke's Way
Suite 200
The Woodlands, Texas 77384
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
    Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Paul McNeely, MD

17350 St. Luke's Way
Suite 200
The Woodlands, Texas 77384
  • Gastroenterology
    Heartburn and Acid Reflux
    Internal Medicine

Yong Choi, MD

17350 St. Luke's Way
Suite 200
The Woodlands, Texas 77384
  • General Surgery
    Bariatric Surgery
    Weight Loss Surgery
    Heartburn and Acid Reflux