COVID-19 Update: In-office and virtual visits are available and our bariatric seminar is now online!
The team at VIPSurg, including Dr. Shawn Tsuda and Dr. Heidi Ryan are dedicated to improving the health of our patients with the highest in bariatric and abdominal surgical care.Watch Our Bariatric Seminar!
Drs. Tsuda and Ryan specialize in minimally invasive and robotically assisted surgical techniques including bariatric surgery (gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy), and general surgery including foregut surgery, hernia repairs, gallbladder surgery, GERD surgery, endoscopy other procedures to treat abdominal diseases.Meet Dr. Tsuda Meet Dr. Ryan
Currently the only long-term solution to obesity and its many related diseases, bariatric (weight loss) surgery has never been more effective or safer than it is today.Learn More
With millions of Americans suffering from poorly controlled chronic acid reflux, we have effective minimlly invasive surgical procedures to cure GERD once and for all.Learn More
From hernia repair to gallbladder removal, our doctors are highly experienced in general surgery procedures using advanced laparoscopic and robotic techniques.Learn More
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Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs have become the front-line treatment for mild to moderate acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. Virtually every patient that has not seen improvement with antacid such as TUMS has moved on to PPIs which are readily available, over the counter, and are relatively inexpensive. These highly marketed medicines are the next step in GERD treatment and work by suppressing acid in the stomach. In other words, the reflux does not go away, but rather the contents that are refluxing are no longer as acidic.Learn More