A healthy guy and avid tennis player, Dave was shocked when he was diagnosed with cancer after a routine colonoscopy.
Robotic Assisted Surgery Stories
When Russ Robinson saw a TV show on robotic-assisted surgery, he never dreamed he’d be a candidate himself one day. Then a routine scan revealed that the 71-year-old semi-retired IT consultant from
When it comes to surgery, physicians work with their patients to develop the most appropriate treatment plan to help get them back on their feet as fast as possible.
When traveling, graphic design consultant Sandy Balthaser was frequently on deadline, so downtime wasn’t an option. Then she was burdened with a hiatal hernia, and with it the stomach-churning gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Atif Iqbal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, medical director of the MemorialCare Digestive Care Center at Orange Coast Memorial, explains how to guard against this digestive disorder.