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what kind of doctor performs hernia surgery

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Type of surgeon: A general surgeon.

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Ask: Go and see another surgeon. Most physicians are trained in their specialties and very knowledgable. You need to trust your physician. If you don't, l ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Most anesthesia professionals and surgeons will postpone an elective surgery if the patient has a significant illness. This often depends on the stage ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Discuss: With your surgeon or gastroenterologist. You may still be helped with medication management. If not sometimes gastric bypass is required to eliminate ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience Bariatrics
Bariatric surgeon: While many general surgeons are able to perform bariatric surgery, bariatric surgeons focus in this area and often have additional training. Look for ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
General surgeon: General surgeons do this work, or open cholecystectomy when needed.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
General surgeon: same
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Dermatologist: Mohs paste is a form of topical therapy used in treating more advanced forms of skin tumors such as basal and squamous Ca's. If the lesion is spread ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal surgeon: Vitrectomy is a procedure in which the vitreous gel and other components in the back of the eye are carefully removed to treat opacities, retinal deta ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
General surgeon: A general surgeon repairs most all types of hernias, including umbilical hernias.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience Medical Oncology
Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist is the person you should contact for this.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Yee
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: An orthopedic surgeon.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
General Surgeons: General surgeons, such as myself, undergo a minimum of 5 years of training to perform many different cancer operations, including mastectomy. Breast ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: Depends where you are. In some locales, the pediatricians do them, while in others the ob's do them. Depends on who has kept their training up. I, for ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A variety: A general Ob/Gyn can perform most surgeries involving the female organs. They perform C/Sections; Hysterectomies; Laparoscopic procedures on the tube ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Peds cardio: Pediatric cardiovascular surgeons perform pediatric cardiovascular surgeries. Pediatric Cardiologists usually do not perform surgery. Some may perform ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Interventional: The doctors most commonly performing discography are interventional pain doctors. They may be anesthesiologists, physiatrists, radiologists, and some ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Surgeon: A general surgeon can help fix this.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Same one as in men: General surgeon usually handles hernia in majority of times repairs , others also trained to treat like Gyn , GU Plastic surgeons etc
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
General Surgeons: All general surgeons have extensive training in hernia repair during their residency. Umbilical hernias are one of the most common operations perform ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Ophthalmologist: Most ophthalmologists are trained to perform this procedure which relieves the internal eye pressure in glaucoma. Optometrists cannot do this and if ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Usually: The risks of hernia surgery are minimal. Mainly it depends on your overall health and if you have any risk factors such as cigarette smoking, diabetes ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
19 years experience Bariatrics
A : A minimally invasive trained general surgeon.

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