South County Health surgeon first in R.I. to perform LINX treatment for GERD

DR. JORDAN F. HEBERT, seated left, manipulates the robotic arms of the da Vinci Xi from a console in the operating room to implant the LINX device at South County Hospital. / COURTESY SOUTH COUNTY HEALTH
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A South County Health surgeon is the first in the state to perform surgery using a device that treats a particularly severe form of acid reflux disease. Dr. Jordan F. Hebert implanted the LINX device in a patient suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, on Jan. 31 at South County Hospital.…

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