Dr. Richard L. Gelfand

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Dr. Richard L. Gelfand

Dr. Richard Gelfand is a retired board-certified gastroenterologist who practiced for over 35 years in the Bethesda and Chevy Chase, Maryland area as a partner of Capital Digestive Care. He also had academic affiliations with Georgetown University Hospital and George Washington University Hospital, and was on staff at Johns Hopkins Medicine Suburban Hospital.

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Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You

By: Dr. Richard L. Gelfand

Frequent Heartburn: Finding the Summertime Solution for You For many of my patients, this summer has offered the chance to finally reconnect with family and friends after more than a year apart due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re all eager to soak up the familiar rituals of summer: long-awaited vacations, cookouts and picnics in the […]

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