Dr. Gillian discusses why people get reflux, why their weakened anatomy and hiatal hernia creates reflux, how medications work, how Nissen Fundoplication works and how… Read More »Ask the Expert: GERD (Filling the Gaps in Gerd Management. What’s Keeping you up at Night?)
This video shows both an animation as well as actual surgical footage of a Nissen Fundoplication to treat reflux. The surgeon is Dr. Kevin Gillian at the Virginia Heartburn and Hernia Institute. A Nissen fundoplication, or laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication when performed via laparoscopic surgery, is a surgical procedure to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) andRead More »Nissen Fundoplication Animation with Actual Surgical Footage
In this video we use both LINX animation as well as actual surgical footage so that patients can understand how the device works better than… Read More »LINX Reflux Surgery Animation with Surgical Footage
Don't put off taking care of yourself. We are very flexible and can work with you a variety of ways to provide the care you need. Surgery is a unique and personal experience. We have been seeing patients both in person and via telemedicine since the beginning of the Covid -19 crisis. For those whoRead More »Telemedicine or In-person visits available!
We are fully open and operating! The national and regional issues continue to change with respect to the Covid-19 pandemic. We want you to know that Dr. Lee and I have continued to function with full staffing throughout these times and have been able to provide continuous care for all of our patients across aRead More »WE ARE OPEN DURING THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS!
Dr. Gillian and Divya Bansal PA-C have placed more than 300 LINX devices for reflux control. We are very grateful for all of the support we have received at INOVA Alexandria Hospital with this project and the Heartburn Center. Our center continues to be at the forefront of reflux control for patients and are theRead More »300 LINX CASES
George Gillian, MD, and Ivan Harnden, MD, join Inova HealthChat host Jennifer Siciliano to discuss surgical treatments for GERD, commonly known as heartburn, when over-the-counter and prescriptions have not helped. Listen to hear more about the LINX and TIF procedures. Listen now (Episode 2 on Inova Healthchat page)