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).
Gastric bypass and other bariatric surgeries help thousands of men and women achieve long-term weight loss to cure obesity.
As an older adult who lives a very active lifestyle, Susan Redfield has always maintained her health.
By Mike Vasilomanolakis, M.D., Chief of Staff, Community Hospital Long Beach