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MetroSouth Surgeon Pioneers Hybrid Treatment of Large Hiatal Hernias and Reflux
Date:7/13/2011

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It is estimated that more than 60 million Americans have reflux. Approximately 30 percent of patients with hiatal hernias have reflux symptoms. By age 60, it is estimated that 60 percent of all Americans will have a hiatal hernia.

MetroSouth Heartburn Clinic

Dr. Felipe Gracias is one of the founding physicians of the MetroSouth Heartburn Clinic in Blue Island, the only one of its kind in the Chicago area. It features gastroenterologists, dieticians, primary care physicians, nurses and general surgeons who specialize in treating GERD, hiatal hernias, Barrett's Esophagus and other esophageal conditions and diseases.

More information can be found at: www.MetroSouthMedicalCenter.com. If you are looking for a second opinion or want to schedule an appointment with a physician, please call: (855) 4-REFLUX (855-473-3589).


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