GERD/Acid Reflux Surgery

Dr. Elizabeth Colsen specializes in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) surgery. Also known as acid reflux, GERD surgery is a permanent solution for patients suffering from chronic acid reflux. Surgeries are usually performed laparoscopically, which means small incisions, so a patient will have less scarring and a faster recovery.

What is GERD/Acid Reflux Surgery?

The goal of GERD surgery for moderate to severe heartburn is to recreate the one-way valve effect so that acid no longer gets into the esophagus. These operations are performed in one of our state-of-the-art operating rooms and are usually laparoscopic. Dr. Colsen performs Nissen Fundoplication and the LINX® procedure for acid reflux patients, as well as hiatal hernia repair for GERD.

At Glacial Ridge Center for Surgical Care, we always want our patients to get the best care – and that also means the safest care. Additional infection control protocols are in place to keep our surgical patients safe from COVID-19. See what we’re doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

LINX® Procedure

Nissen Fundoplication Procedure

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To learn more about getting relief for your acid reflux at Glacial Ridge, schedule an appointment with your doctor or fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch.
Glenwood Medical Center: 320.634.5157.

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