Is the LINX™ Clinical Study for Me?

The LINX Clinical Study is being conducted to determine the safety and effectiveness of the LINX System in patients who continue to have reflux symptoms despite medical therapy.

Do I Qualify for the Study?

To see if you might qualify, and to be put in touch with a LINX study location in your area, please click on a study location below.

Current and Pending LINX Study Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Albany, GA
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Rochester, MN
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Rochester, NY
  • Columbus, OH
  • Mount Vernon, OH
  • Portland, OR
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Nashville, TN
  • Seattle, WA
  • LaCrosse, WI
  • Milan, Italy
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Thank you for your interest in the LINX™ Reflux Management Clinical Study.

Enrollment for this study is now closed.

Please check back for updates on the LINX™ System and other clinical studies.





Minnesota

Minneapolis
Abbott Northwestern Hospital/MNGI

Martha Carland
Clinical Research Coordinator
Department of Clinical Research
15700 37th Avenue North
Plymouth, Minnesota 55446

To speak to a study coordinator and to see
if you qualify, please call:
612-870-5599

Minnesota

Rochester

"This site is not yet enrolling patients, please check back soon for updates."


Missouri

St. Louis
Washington University School of Medicine

Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD
Brent Mathews, MD
Mike Lehmkuhl, RN, CCRC, BSBA - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Wisconsin

LaCrosse
Gundersen Lutheran Hospital

Steven Schlack-Haerer, M.D.
Shanu Kothari, M.D.
Lynette Storlie, BSN, CCRC - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Washington

Seattle
University of Washington Medical Center

Brant Oelschlager, M.D.
Carlos Pellegrini, M.D.
Katrina Golub - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Oregon

Portland
Legacy Health Systems/Oregon Clinic

Christy Dunst, M.D.
Lee Swanstrom, M.D.
Susan Staat - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

California

San Diego
University of California, San Diego Medical Center

Santiago Horgan, M.D.
Thomas Savides, M.D.
Julie Bosia, RN, BSN - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

California

Los Angeles
University of Southern California

John Lipham, MD
USC Department of Surgery
1510 San Pablo Street, HCC 514
Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612

To speak to a study coordinator and to see
if you qualify, please call:
323-442-6814

Ohio

Columbus
Ohio State University Medical Center

Scott Melvin, M.D.
Jeffrey W. Hazey, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Becky Dettorre - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Ohio

Mount Vernon
Knox Community Hospital

Paul Taiganides, M.D.
Kathy Haire, RN, BSN - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

James Luketich, MD
Blair Jobe, MD
Julie Ward, RN, BSN - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia
Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philip Katz, MD FACP, FACG
Ramsey Dallal, M.D.
Judith Harbison, BSN, RN, PAC - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

New York

Rochester
University of Rochester Medical Center

Jeffrey H. Peters, MD
Thomas Watson, M.D.
Kelly Galey - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Florida

Jacksonville
Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville

C. Daniel Smith, M.D.
Kenneth DeVault, M.D.
Barbara Berg, CCRP - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Georgia

Albany
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Christopher C Smith, M.D.
Sonia Brice - Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Tennessee

Nashville
Nashville Medical Research Institute

Ron Pruitt, MD
Erica Brown, Study Coordinator

To see if you qualify for the LINX study,
and to be referred to this study location,
please click here to take the online screening
questionnaire. If you prefer to take the
questionnaire with a screening specialist,
please call (888) 978-8391.

Netherlands

Amsterdam
Academic Medical Center, (AMC)

Aaltje Lei
Research Coordinator
Motiliteitscentrum, C2 K-311
Meibergdreef 9
1105 AZ Amsterdam

To speak to a study coordinator and to see
if you qualify, please call:
+31(0)20 5665876

Italy

Milan
Policlinico San Donato

Greta Saino, M.D.

Via Morandi 30
20097 San Donato Milanese
Milan, ITALY

To speak to a study coordinator and to see
if you qualify, please call:
+39 0252774621

*The LINX System is currently being evaluated under an investigational device exemption. It is not available for commercial use in the United States.