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When Does Acid Reflux Require Surgery? Feb 10th, 2021

Did you know that acid reflux affects about a third of American adults on a weekly basis? This common condition can cause uncomfortable symptoms, which we can treat in a few different ways.  At Wyoming Medical Associates, our board-certified surgeon, Jacob Rinker, MD, FACS, and the rest of our professional...

Why Winter Is the Best Time To Treat Varicose Veins Jan 14th, 2021

Do you have rope-like veins bulging from your legs? Do they cause uncomfortable symptoms, such as throbbing, cramping, or burning? If so, you could be one of the 30-60% of Americans who suffer from venous disease in your legs.  Our board-certified surgeon, Jacob Rinker, MD, FACS, leads our team at...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

What to Eat Post-Gallbladder Surgery Dec 11th, 2020

Did you know that on a yearly basis, about 500,000 people get their gallbladders removed? It’s a common procedure that can relieve you of painful symptoms. At Wyoming Medical Associates, board-certified surgeon Jacob Rinker, MD, FACS, and the rest of our team are gallbladder surgery specialists. Our expertise and care...

The Importance of Getting Your Hiatal Hernia Repaired Correctly the First Time Nov 11th, 2020

Believe it or not, many people with hernias requiring surgery only have a 50/50 chance of finding pain relief. The problem? Not getting proper treatment during their first procedure. Here at Wyoming Medical Associates, Dr. Jacob Rinker is a highly skilled surgeon specializing in general and vascular surgery. He’s also...