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Heartburn & Reflux Center

Comprehensive Care for Acid Reflux

The Heartburn and Reflux Center at Florida Hospital Altamonte offers complete services for the diagnosis and treatment of acid reflux disease — also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Our highly skilled team of experts uses some of the very latest techniques and technology to treat a full array of conditions. And patient care is fully coordinated from testing and diagnosis through the treatment process and recovery. Our comprehensive program is the only one of its kind in Seminole County.


About Acid Reflux 

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: more than 20% of the population (or more than 25 million people) endures weekly gastro reflux disease/GERD symptoms. 
  • Gastrointestinal reflux disease is one of the largest and fastest growing disease states in the US that affects 1 in 5 adults with over 20 million patients taking reflux medications.
  • Source: IFFGD
  • 38% of Reflux patients still continue to have breakthrough symptoms despite being on proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) 
Source: AGA Institute