Patient Education and Information

The Media Learning Center features educational videos, animations of procedures, and other resources created by Department of Surgery experts. Initially developed for patients, these resources contain highly specific, up-to-date information that is also valuable for clinicians who wish to learn from top experts about the latest treatment options.

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Video Thumbnail: Understanding GERD
Esophageal, Weight Loss
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is is a digestive disorder that affects the ring of muscle between the esophagus and stomach. Many people, including pregnant women, suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion caused by GERD.
Video Thumbnail: Is Weight Loss Surgery an Option for You?
Weight Loss
Weight loss surgery has been around for over 50 years, and is a viable option for those who cannot lose significant weight.
Adrenal, Endocrine, Parathyroid, Thyroid
James A. Lee, MD