About Dr Petersen

Dr Kevin C. Petersen has 36 years experience as a board certified general surgeon and hernia surgery specialist. He also has 28 years experience as a hernia mesh explant surgeon for patients with crippling hernia mesh pain.

He has broad experience in surgery including the above, transplant surgery, vascular surgery, Chicago based trauma surgery and surgical critical care. He is a member of SAG having had a small part in the movie Backdraft playing  a critical care surgeon. He was the director of the surgical ICU at the time.

He graduated in the top of his class in college earning a degree in physics. He graduated in the top of his class in medical school. He graduated in the top of his class in surgical training.

He is retired from clinical practice but still has an interest in promoting  mesh free hernia surgery and hernia mesh removal as the most effective treatment of hernia mesh pain.  He has extensive knowledge in these areas and wishes to make to anybody for the benefit of patients. He is available for consultation for patients and attorneys.