Blog Archive

Important Hernia Information May 27th, 2022

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Ventral Hernia Repair - robotic pre-peritoneal approach Dec 14th, 2020

Ventral hernias (including umbilical hernias and incisional hernias) are one of the most common forms of hernia that require surgical repair.  There are many different techniques to repair these hernias.  One technique that I would like to introduce to readers of this blog is the "robotic pre-peritoneal approach".   In...

Video Footage of Gallbladder Surgery Sep 16th, 2019

Patients are often curious about how surgery is actually performed. Below is a link to a video of a gallbladder operation (laparoscopic cholecystectomy) that I posted on my YouTube channel. video of laparoscopic cholecsytectomy   Gallbladder removal is often required for gallstones or biliary dyskinesia (malfunctioning gallbladder).  The link below...

What About the Mesh ? Apr 11th, 2019

Is the hernia mesh safe? This is the most common question that patients who are facing hernia surgery ask me.  The quick answer is "Yes".  Hernia surgeons have been using mesh to repair hernias for decades.  Literally millions of patients have been safely treated with hernia mesh.  This has been...