Bariatric Surgeon, Hernia Surgeon & Gallbladder Surgeon located in Sacramento, CA and serving patients from El Dorado Hills, Folsom and Northern California

A disorder that makes it difficult for food and liquid to pass from the esophagus (swallowing tube connecting your mouth and stomach), into your stomach.
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Hiatal Hernia 
 A hiatal hernia occurs when your upper part of your stomach bulges through the large muscle separating your diaphragm, (abdomen & chest).
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Heart Burn
A burning feeling in the chest usually caused by stomach acid traveling up towards the throat (Acid reflux). If this becomes chronic it is called gastro-esophageal reflux disease.

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If you need help treating any of these conditions laparoscopically

Most experienced practice in Sacramento & Bay Area

We have a seamless process that will include making a diagnosis, preoperative, operative and postoperative care. The first step is scheduling a consultation with Dr. Patching. We promise you will feel right at home with us. Take your first step towards a healthier happier life.’


Fun fact about Dr. Patching:

Dr. Patching trained under Bernard Dallemagne, first surgeon in the world to perform a laparoscopic fundoplication. Where Dr. Patching did his Advanced Laparoscopic Fellowship in 1993