Heartburn Treatment Clinic at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital


Dr. Martin has special training and extensive experience in esophageal disease, including the diagnosis and treatment of heartburn, reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus, esophageal cancer and motility disorders of the esophagus.

He is one of only six surgeons in Ohio qualified to offer the LINX® System - the only available FDA approved implantable device for the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).

The Heartburn Treatment Clinic is designed to:

  • Correctly diagnose patients with troubling or unknown GERD-related symptoms or conditions
  • Provide appropriate options for treatment to optimize the opportunity for a permanent solution, eliminate or reduce dependence on medications and improve patient quality of life.

Patients Appropriate for the Heartburn Treatment Clinic:

Patients may have one or more of the symptoms or conditions frequently associated with heartburn or reflux disease GERD)

  • Chest Pain, not heart-related
  • Chronic cough, not COPD-related
  • Chronic sore throat or hoarseness
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic nasal drip
  • Swallowing difficulty
  • Regurgitation, nausea, bad breath, belching
  • Sleep difficulties

For more information or to refer a patient:

OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital Heartburn Treatment Clinic Mendy Lafon, RN, MSN Nurse Navigator

(419) 526-8504