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Traditional Hernia Surgery

Traditional hernia surgery is an art that is making a comeback. Due the serious problems with mesh, patients are asking about alternatives to mesh. Traditional hernia surgery in the hands of an expert is the answer.

Hernia Myths

The importance of tension and technique is widely misunderstood.

Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal hernias are the most common hernias that we see in both men and women. They occur in the groin and may protrude into the scrotum in men.

Femoral Hernia

Femoral hernias arise in the femoral canal which is in the lower portion of the groin. They are more likely to strangulate and become an emergency than other hernias.

Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical hernias occur in the belly button. At birth the umbilical cord leaves a weakness in the abdominal wall here as the cord desiccates and disappears.

Incisional Hernia

Incisional hernias are all caused by prior abdominal surgery. They can be some of the most challenging cases for a hernia surgeon.

Diastasis Recti

A diastasis recti is not a hernia but is commonly confused for one. The distinction between a hernia and a diastasis is . . .

Epigastric Hernia

Epigastric are small but painful hernias that occur in the midline of the belly somewhere between the navel and the breast bone . .

Spigelian Hernia

Spigelian hernias are rare hernias that occur lateral to and inferior to the belly button. They are often difficult to diagnose because . . .

Hiatal Hernia

A hiatal hernia is a special type of abdominal hernia which is very different from other types of abdominal hernias. The primary treatment for these hernias is . . .

Hidden Hernia/Sports Hernia

Some hernias are not detectible by any means short of exploratory surgery. Chronic groin pain lasting more than . . .