Hernia Surgery

The Only Way to Treat a Hernia is with Surgery

Hernias don’t just go away. The only effective treatment is surgery.

Thanks to the expertise of the surgical specialists at Evangelical, you don’t have to live with the pain and other symptoms of a hernia. Our experienced, board-certified surgeons perform hundreds of hernia repairs, including those for hiatal and inguinal hernias, each year.

And, our minimally invasive approach and Fast-Track surgical scheduling will have you in-and-out and back to normal faster than you’d ever think possible.

Time is of the Essence When Treating a Hernia

Hernias may not be painful at first. However, if a hernia is left untreated, it will worsen over time and can cause serious health problems.
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Battling the Bulge

Our Minimally Invasive Approach Means Minimal Pain and Disruption

Hernia surgery at Evangelical means:

  • A small incision
  • Short recovery time
  • No hospital stay
  • Less pain after surgery
  • Faster return to work and other activities

Fast-Track Scheduling Means Fast Relief

With Evangelical’s Fast-Track scheduling, you don’t need to wait months for an appointment. Our Fast-Track Scheduling Guarantee* means:

  • We’ll schedule your pre-operative appointments within 48 hours of your referral*
  • We’ll schedule your surgery within just 7 days* 

*Subject to insurance pre-authorization, patient clearance for surgery, and time of initial call.

More Information About Hernias

What is a Hernia?

A hernia is a bulge that occurs when an organ or other tissue pushes through an abnormal hole in a patient’s abdominal wall, under the skin.

How Can I Tell if I Have a Hernia?

Your primary care practitioner will examine you to see if you have a hernia. In some cases, your doctor will order tests to confirm the presence and location of a hernia.

How Do Hernias Happen?

  • You can have a hernia from birth
  • You can develop a hernia over time
  • A hernia can occur suddenly
  • Hernias can result from prior abdominal incisions

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