Tag: Dr. Elizabeth Colsen

Heartburn? Acid Reflux? Dr. Colsen Can Help
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Heartburn? Acid Reflux? Dr. Colsen Can Help

By Elizabeth Colsen, M.D., General Surgery Living with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can be difficult for many people. When tempted to over-indulge, remember to maintain a reasonable amount of self-restraint, eat slowly and not too close to bedtime, and steer clear of your trigger foods. Limit alcohol consumption to one or two drinks because alcohol...

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Lunch & Learn: Acid Reflux (GERD) Options

Join us for a complimentary lunch and learn about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), a common but treatable condition. It happens when a muscle at the end of your esophagus does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus and irritate it. Dr. Elizabeth Colsen will discuss the difference between...

Nationally Recognized Surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Colsen, Joins GRHS
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Nationally Recognized Surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Colsen, Joins GRHS

Glacial Ridge Health System welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Colsen as a full-time surgeon, as we continue to expand the healthcare provided to the Glenwood area. Dr. Colsen specializes in state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgery for a wide range of surgical procedures. Minimally invasive surgery (also called laparoscopic) uses small incisions, which allow patients to get back to...