Personalized Care Can Help Remediate Symptoms of a Gastrointestinal Disease

Gastrointestinal disease can be uncomfortable and many of the symptoms can have a significant negative impact on your overall quality of life. This might involve conditions of the esophagus, stomach, large intestine, small intestine, and rectum, as well as accessory organs such as the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Sometimes minor... Read more »

Careful Preparation and Aftercare Are Important for Surgical Recovery

There are several types of surgical treatments offered by Dr. Tomas Birriel, MD at his Morgan City, Louisiana, clinic. While the specific nature of the procedure might vary some of the details, there are a few simple preparation and aftercare measures you can take to have a comfortable recovery. During... Read more »

Hypercalcemia Might Require Excising a Parathyroid Gland

Your body’s calcium levels are often regulated by the hormones secreted by the four small parathyroid glands. These pea sized glands are located near the thyroid. Certain medical conditions, and the aging process can cause abnormalities to develop in one or more of the glands. Early symptoms of a problem... Read more »

Gastrointestinal Disease Treatment Starts with a Professional Diagnosis

The digestive system is incredibly complex and it plays many important roles in your overall health in addition to digesting the foods you consume. Symptoms of gastrointestinal disease often cause physical discomfort and it can significantly impact your lifestyle choices and overall quality of life. Here at the clinic of... Read more »

A Breast Lift Can Correct the Natural Sag in Skin and Breast Tissue Caused by Aging

Growing older can have many different effects on the human body. Many women notice a change in the profile and shape of their breasts as they age. This can be even more pronounced if you have had significant changes in body composition or changes in your breasts from pregnancy or... Read more »

A Cancerous Tumor Might Require Surgical Extraction

A cancer diagnosis is never good news. However, there are some types of cancer where surgical extraction of the offending tumor can be an important aspect of the treatment process. This could also be performed in conjunction with chemotherapy that is administered by your oncologist. This might be needed to... Read more »

Thyroid Issues May Require Surgical Intervention

The thyroid gland, which is located in the front of your throat, plays an important role in your overall health and the hormonal chemistry of the body. This includes body temperature regulation as well as the function of several different organs. Typical symptoms of a thyroid issue include pain in... Read more »

An Intragastric Balloon Can Help with Weight Loss

Obesity continues to be a serious problem in America. Conditions such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and increased risk of stroke have been related to obesity or their symptoms are increased in severity. At the same time, significant long-term weight loss can prove to be a tall challenge for some... Read more »

Understanding the Symptoms of a Gallstone Problem

Gallstones developing in your gall bladder can cause significant pain as well as other complications. They can range in size from a small piece of sand or gravel to something as large as a golf ball. They can occur from a variety of different health conditions, including too much cholesterol... Read more »

What a Breast Lift Can Do for You

At the office of our surgeon, Tomas Birriel MD, we offer personalized care no matter what surgical procedure you incur. One of the services Dr. Birriel provides is breast surgery for patients in Morgan City, Louisiana. Today we would like to talk a little bit about having a surgical breast... Read more »