Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

    Overview

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or acid reflux, a digestive disease in which stomach acid or bile enters the esophagus, causing discomfort and damaging the lining. Symptoms include burning pain in the chest that usually occurs after eating and worsens when lying down. Changes in diet and lifestyle, or over-the-counter medication may provide temporary relief. Prescription medication may be needed.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Janet Albers, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Christine Albers, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    303 E. Bidwell Taylorville, IL 62568
    Provider

    Nevin Corcoran, DNP, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Traves Crabtree, MD

    Cardiovascular Surgeon Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cancer Care, General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Laura Deaton, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Airn Etherton, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Sarah Goone, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Anthony Grasch, PA-C

    Certified Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Stephen Hazelrigg, MD

    Cardiovascular Surgeon Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cancer Care
    315 W. Carpenter St. 1st Floor Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Ramprasad Jegadeesan, MD

    Gastroenterologist Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Curtis Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Amanda Krus-Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
    Provider

    Michael Maitar, MD

    Gastroenterologist Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Christopher Mogren, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitione Pediatrics, Gastroenterology
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    C. Haikaeli Mziray-Andrew, MD

    Pediatric Gastroenterologist Pediatrics
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Theresa Oakley, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
    Provider

    Prashanth Porayette, MD

    Pediatric Gastroenterologist
    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Zafar Quader, MD

    Gastroenterologist Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Adam Reid, MD

    Bariatric Surgeon General Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 5th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Lindsey Saint, MD

    Cardiovascular Surgeon Cardiothoracic Surgery
    747 N. Rutledge St. 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Ankit Sharma, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Zachary Sims, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Christopher Smyre, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Shaylee Sullivan, FNP-C

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Abdul Swied, MD

    Gastroenterologist Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Cynthia Thomas, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Carrie Tucker, APRN-CNP

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Ping Zhang, ANP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Gastroenterology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Clinic A Springfield, IL 62702

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