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
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.
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