Robotic Assisted Surgery Stories for Orange Coast Medical Center

A New Era for Indigestion Intervention

A New Era for Indigestion Intervention

When traveling, graphic design consultant Sandy Balthaser was frequently on deadline, so downtime wasn’t an option. Then she was burdened with a hiatal hernia, and with it the stomach-churning gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Food for Thought: A Remedy for Reflux

Food for Thought: A Remedy for Reflux

Atif Iqbal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, medical director of the MemorialCare Digestive Care Center at Orange Coast Medical Center, explains how to guard against this digestive disorder.

The CyberKnife Advantage

The CyberKnife Advantage

As Clyde Cicotte rested comfortably on his back, a robotic arm moved slowly around him, delivering high-dose beams of radiation to a small, cancerous tumor in his prostate.