D.C.’s First Comprehensive Bloodless Medicine Program
When his acid reflux became intolerable and an endoscopy confirmed a diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus, Peter Velarde knew surgery was inevitable. So Peter, a retiree from Frederick, Md., began a very methodical search for just the right surgeon. Of course, he wanted a skilled and experienced practitioner with a solid track record of success. But finding a surgeon who also respected his religious beliefs was just as critical.