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    Bariatric Surgery at UTMB: Dr. Samreen Featured on i45NOW

    January 19, 2023, 14:47 PM by i45NOW

    UTMB director of metabolic and bariatric surgery Sarah Samreen, MD, FACS, spoke with the i45NOW team recently about bariatric surgery and various treatment options for a healthier quality of life. *view the video*

  • Dr. Gabriela Halder

    UTMB Drives the Field of Urology to Meet Women's Health Care Needs

    May 18, 2022, 12:12 PM by UTMB Health

    At UTMB Health, addressing the health care needs of women is a top priority. UTMB employs cutting-edge experts who specialize in a variety of specialties including urology, urogynecology, comprehensive women’s care and more.

  • Linx magnetic device, illustration of Gastroesophageal reflux device surrounding lower esophageal sphincter

    GERD Patients Find Reflux Relief with Magnetic Device

    September 13, 2022, 11:47 AM by Cortney Martin

    Gal Levy, MD, a surgeon in UTMB’s Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, has seen terrific success with the LINX Reflux Management System, which uses a magnetic augmentation device that acts as a reflux barrier. She says the vast majority of patients treated with LINX experience instant relief.