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Center for Digestive Health


Getting a Grip on GERD and Hiatal Hernia | Free Virtual Event, May 15

You may have never heard of GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. But if you or a loved one are among the many who suffer from chronic heartburn or acid reflux disease, you may want to learn more. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and the Center for Digestive Health is hosting a free, virtual event on May 15. Join us for an in-depth discussion, including what symptoms to look for, screening recommendations, and available treatments, including surgical options.

Your digestive health affects you daily, which is why we take a personalized approach to care, focusing on your comfort and dignity. We offer a comprehensive range of gastrointestinal services and facilities, with specialists devoted to the highest level of digestive disease care to advance surgical and non-surgical interventions. From advanced colon cancer screenings and diagnostic tools to leading-edge treatment for acid reflux and liver disease, we're here to help you live your best life.

Award-winning digestive care

The Center for Digestive Health is internationally known for bringing experts together to optimize care through innovations in research, education and a multidisciplinary approach to treatment of digestive and liver diseases. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health was named by Healthgrades® as America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care and received five-star ratings for gastrointestinal medical treatment, gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries and treatment of gastrointestinal bleed, bowel obstruction and pancreatitis.

People come to Virginia Mason Franciscan Health from all over the world to receive care from our award-winning digestive disease team. We collaborate across multiple specialties to understand the full picture of complex digestive issues and deliver outstanding outcomes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, occult GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease and other digestive diseases. Our gastroenterologists, hepatologists, surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, endocrinologists and pathologists apply specialized techniques for diagnosing and treating even the most difficult cases.

Find a gastroenterologist near you

If you have symptoms of a digestive disorder, such as discomfort or bleeding, our gastroenterologists can help.