Our team offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of hernias and abdominal wall defects. We specialize in repairing or reconstructing all types of abdomen and trunk impairments, including those that involve soft tissue, muscle, fascia, and the peritoneum.
For many patients, surgery can be used to:
Our team combines leading-edge solutions that leverage innovative techniques and technologies with evidence-based medical and surgical strategies. As a result, we achieve high success rates on procedures, whether the repair is straightforward or highly complicated.
We see a wide range of patients from all parts of the United States. Some of the types of defects our Hernia and Abdominal Wall team treats result from:
Our focus combines surgical expertise with exceptional pre- and postoperative care. Patients have access to our multidisciplinary team of experts, which includes specialists in plastic surgery, general surgery, oncology, colorectal surgery, transplantation, urology, gynecology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and other specialties – all in one place, for whatever the situation demands.
We also offer patients access to other UT Southwestern physicians, if needed. This includes specialists who manage commonly associated risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, respiratory insufficiency, steroids, wound contamination, smoking, and inherited disorders such as Marfan syndrome.
Our full range of services includes:
We work with referring physicians. Patients may also contact us directly for appointments.