General SurgeonIhde Surgical Group, PA
Dr. Glenn M. Ihde is a board certified surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery and procedures for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease. Since receiving his medical degree and completing the surgical residency program at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Ihde has developed his expertise in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery and natural orifice or incisionless procedures. Dr. Ihde has received extensive specialized training in Transesophageal Incisionless Surgery using the EsophyX device, making him a GERD surgeon capable of helping acid reflux sufferers in the San Angelo, TX with this revolutionary scarless procedure.
Over 15 million Americans suffer the discomfort of heartburn every day. When these symptoms become chronic, heartburn is referred to as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD.
Traditional treatment for GERD includes changes in your diet and lifestyle along with a lifetime of medication use to decrease symptoms and prevent GERD causing damage to your esophagus, throat, mouth, and even lungs.
For those people looking for a long-term solution for their chronic heartburn, Dr. Glenn Ihde, our San Angelo bariatric and general surgeon, performs surgical procedures to correct the underlying cause of GERD.