We performed our 600th LINX procedure in April 2023 at VHC Health -Virginia Hospital Center. Our at Virginia Heartburn and Hernia Institute continue to be one of the top centers in the country for this procedure. Dr. Gillian and Lee offer a variety of surgical options to control GERD, repair hiatal hernias and to relieveRead More »600 LINX Procedures
500th LINX case Dr. Gillian has now done more than 500 LINX procedures. His team at the Virginia Heartburn and Hernia Institute is the one of the top 5 most experienced groups with this procedure in the USA. Dr. Gillian was the first surgeon to implant the LINX device in the DMV and he continuesRead More »We’ve Performed Our 500th LINX Procedure
Celebrating our 400th case at Inova Alexandria Hospital The surgical team at Virginia Heartburn and Hernia Institute hit another milestone in May of 2021. We implanted our 400th LINX device. Dr. Gillian, Dr. Lee and Divya Bansal PA-C comprise one of the top 5 centers for this procedure in the entire United States. There areRead More »400th LINX SURGERY
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 LINX works. Watch on youtube Transcript 00:07 okay 00:08 and sometimes we have people who are 00:09 here because they got a spouse who's got 00:11 them and they're tryingRead 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)