Heartburn, also known also acid indigestion, acid reflux or GERD is a burning sensation in the upper central abdomen or chest. The discomfort often rises in the chest and may radiate to the throat, neck or jaw, and it affects up to 60 million people in the US. The Midwest Heartburn Center is dedicated to evaluating the symptoms of heartburn and GERD, doing the proper diagnostic studies in order to diagnose, and then get you on the right path for the appropriate treatment for your GERD symptoms. This could consist of lifestyle modifications, diet, medicines, or even surgical intervention in some cases.
Midwest Heartburn Center has offices throughout the Kansas City metro area with locations in Lee’s Summit Missouri, Shawnee Kansas, and Kansas City North. Our Physicians are Board Certified in Gastroenterology, and our Mid-level Providers, both Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, have a broad experience in heartburn, reflux, GERD – all things gastrointestinal-related.
If you are concerned about your ongoing heartburn symptoms, please come see us in order to get professional assessment and treatment by an experienced staff that cares about you.