Update on the Management of Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease

Expert Monograph: Issue 50


Author: Dr May Wong


Author: Dr Harriet Wadsworth

Update on the Management of Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease

Introduction


This article discusses the latest recommended assessment, investigation and treatment of GORD as is relevant in the primary care setting.

Written by DR May Wong MBBS, MMed, MRCP, FRACP, PhD and Dr Harriet Wadsworth

Dr May Wong is a staff specialist at Royal North Shore Hospital and consults privately at St Leonards. She has interests in oesophageal motility and refractory reflux management. She also manages patients with functional gut disorders including chronic constipation, diarrhoea. She performs 24 hour pH studies and oesophageal manometry studies. She also performs procedures such as gastroscopy and colonoscopies.

Dr Wadsworth is a medical registrar at Royal North Shore, completing her specialty training in Gastroenterology. Harriet graduated from Sydney University in 2017 after completing her undergraduate degree in Medical sciences with first class honours and postgraduate medical training in the MD program. She has previously worked at Gosford Hospital, where she was involved in published research, largely in hepatology and cirrhosis.

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