Patients often want to know what they did ‘wrong’ to have developed a hernia. The incidence of developing a primary inguinal hernia in a male is from about 27% – 42% and 3%-5.8% in women. The data shows that patients have no significant impact on their risk for developing a hernia. In other words, patients […]
We’re proud of our office staff!
I’m proud to say that I think we have the best office staff of any medical office in our region with a combined experience of over 30 years. From the top down, we try to operate our practice as a team and treat our patients like we would our family. We strive to answer every […]
Hernia Society Guidelines on the Treatment of Inguinal Hernias
In my practice, we strive to follow ‘evidence based medicine’ for our treatment of abdominal wall hernias. What is evidence based medicine, or EBM? EBM uses prior medical research studies to determine whats the best approach to a specific medical disease. This goes for cancers, trauma, medications, and for hernia repairs. In 2009, one of […]