Heartburn is a painful burning feeling in your chest or throat. It happens when stomach acid backs up into your esophagus, the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Program

The Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease program at Tufts Medical Center provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment options for patients with chronic heartburn.

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Harmony Allison, MD
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Harmony Allison, MD

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Clinical and Research Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-1480

Gastrointestinal motility, inflammatory bowel disease, general GI and endoscopy, diarrhea, constipation, celiac sprue and limited LFT abnormalities

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