The Heartburn Center at Swedish Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, offers exceptional care to patients with conditions of the esophagus and stomach, including treatment for GERD, Barrett's Esophagus, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR), achalasia, gastroparesis, and esophageal and gastric cancer.

Our dedicated team is committed to excellence in all we do. We adhere to our mission, vision and values to offer the best care to each patient we treat.

Mission: We are committed to helping patients with conditions of the foregut (esophagus and stomach) find relief from their symptoms and return to a healthy lifestyle.

Vision: To be the Rocky Mountain region provider of choice for patients with conditions of the esophagus and stomach.


Compassion: Our team aims to provide a supportive and nurturing environment for our patients and their families/support system.

Complete Care: We are committed to the very best care throughout the patient's experience-- from initial consultation and diagnosis to treatment and follow up.

Experience: For almost 20 years, the surgeons at Swedish Medical Center have been performing minimally invasive, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery helping thousands of patients live more comfortably. They have the experience needed to care for all GERD patients successfully.

Innovation: Swedish has been the pioneering center in the Rocky Mountain region for performing the EsophyX® Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication; our surgeons have trained other surgeons both locally and internationally on this procedure. We are committed to offering our patients the most advanced procedures available and continue to be at the forefront of the latest treatments and techniques.

Quality: We place great importance on making the correct diagnosis from the beginning and developing a unique treatment plan specific to that diagnosis.