Reginald C.W. Bell M.D.
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Institute of Esophageal
and Reflux Surgery

General Surgeons specializing in Foregut Surgery in Lone Tree, CO

Reginald C.W. Bell M.D.
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Reginald C.W. Bell M.D.

Dr Bell specializes in the surgical treatment of disorders of the stomach and esophagus. He has been in the community for over 25 years and has dedicated his career to this specialty. He is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert and leader. He has performed more foregut procedures than anyone in the Rocky Mountain region, including over 400 LINX procedures. Come see the expert.
Reginald C.W. Bell M.D.
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Philip Woodworth MD
During his career, Dr. Woodworth has partnered with the medical industry to facilitate the development, application, and advocation of medical technologies and procedures. He is comfortable being in the forefront of providing the most up-to-date medical care available.
We are affiliated with SOFI Research, LLC
About Institute of Esophageal and Reflux Surgery

The Institute of Esophageal and Reflux Surgery, a part of SOFI Research, LLC, is a family-owned and -operated practice headed by world-renowned surgeon Reginald Bell, MD, and pioneering physician Philip Woodworth, MD. In their Lone Tree, Colorado, office, these skilled surgeons offer the newest advanced treatments, including the LINX® procedure, and the EsophyX® Z+ Device for Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) among others to treat esophagus and stomach disorders like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

The Institute of Esophageal and Reflux Surgery uses the most advanced testing approaches available to pinpoint the specific reasons for a patient’s health problems. This advanced testing allows the team to recommend personalized treatment using the most up-to-date medical methods.

The Institute of Esophageal and Reflux Surgery team is committed to long-term patient wellness. They follow their patients closely after surgery and continue with yearly follow-ups for five years.

Dr. Woodworth and Dr. Bell are unmatched in their skills and knowledge, giving their patients unique advantages they can get at no other practice. Call the Institute of Esophageal and Reflux Surgery now for effective solutions with proven results.

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Why IERSurgery?
Our surgeons have performed over 500 LINX cases to date, and over 3500 reflux procedures. Dr. Bell was the first surgeon in the state of Colorado to perform the LINX procedure in 2012. Dr. Woodworth was the first surgeon in Northwest Arkansas to place the LINX device in 2016. Among the top requested foregut surgeons in the United States, Dr. Woodworth, and Dr. Bell, continue to lead the way in advancing surgical techniques and proctoring surgeons. They have drawn enormous attention to the Robotics Surgical Program at Sky Ridge Medical Center and are instrumental in the collaboration of advanced technological and educational opportunities for surgeons on both a local and national platform.

Dr Bell’s knowledge and expertise has led to multiple invitations to participate in a multitude of clinical trials. Dr Bell and Dr. Woodworth are both extensively requested to participate in events and lecture to clinicians all around the world.

Dr Bell is a founding physician of the newly formed American Foregut Society. This society’s mission is to advocate personalized treatment strategies for patients with foregut disease through a collaborative partnership across disciplines.
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Conditions We Treat

We specialize in foregut diseases. Foregut refers to the stomach and esophagus. We have state of the art diagnostics on site, providing our patients with an accurate diagnosis which is critical in determining an appropriate therapy.
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Surgeries We Specialize In

That’s right- surgery can solve your reflux issues. Reflux is caused by a valve that does not work properly, it is not related to too much acid production. The only way to fix reflux is to fix the problem- the valve.

There are more and more publications on the dangers of long term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, dementia are just a few of the potential problems you can develop if you take these medications long term.

Insurances

We accept most insurance providers. If you have specific questions regarding your coverage, please contact us for more information. 
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