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What is the LES?

On this page, we talk a lot about the LES, or lower esophageal sphincter. The LES is a group of muscles that open and close to control how substances—such as food and acid—pass from the esophagus to the stomach. If the LES does not close properly, reflux can occur.

In the News
Drs. Jonathan Aranow and Nadeem Hussain Take on GERD

Seasons Magazine and WTNH have both published stories about the GERD program at Middlesex Health!

Request an Appointment

Please complete the form below to request an appointment with Dr. Jonathan Aranow about the surgical procedures that can help cure GERD. A member of our team will contact you to answer any questions and arrange an appointment. 

You can also contact one of our gastroenterologists if you would like to see a doctor about non-surgical options.

Please note: We cannot process emergency requests from this form. If you are having a medical emergency, please call 911.

When you submit this form, your information will be sent to the appropriate Middlesex Health staff, who will help you schedule an appointment or complete your request.

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