Hernias We Treat

University Hospitals Surgeons Offer Advanced Hernia Treatment

Common Places for Hernias

The most common type of hernia occurs when there is a tear or weakness in the abdominal wall muscles and an organ (most often the intestines) or body fat may push out of its normal place in the abdomen. This bulge or protrusion is generally known as a hernia. Though hernias are often painless, they can cause discomfort and should never be ignored.

At the Comprehensive Hernia Center at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, our nationally and internationally recognized surgeons are skilled in a number of different methods for optimal hernia repair. Our surgical team has specialized training and experience in providing state-of-the-art surgical treatment for a variety of hernia problems from routine to the most complex hernia cases, including:

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