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A 27-year-old male asked:

what type of doctor can diagnose a hernia? i have been to an ortho surgeon, and he said that i need to go to a gen doc to see if i have a hernia?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Generally: Your family doctor or a surgeon if you have one can make the diagnosis, however if you have one and it needs repair a good general surgeon can take care of that for you.
Dr. Andres Katz
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
General surgeon: We deal with hernias of all types, just get an appointment with a reputable one and he should be able to help you.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2017

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