Penn Hernia Program provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for all types of hernias, even the most complex.
If you have questions or are ready to schedule an appointment, please call 800-789-7366.
Our hernia team collaborates with other Penn specialists in plastic surgery, infectious disease, general surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy and pain management to provide multidisciplinary patient care. Through this approach, our patients benefit from individualized treatment plans that ensure they receive the most comprehensive assessment and treatment in the region.
In the following video, hernia surgeon, John Fischer, MD, discusses the program's two major focuses: Providing the best care to people with hernias and conducting research to improve people's outcomes.
Penn Medicine surgeons excel in treating all kinds of hernia cases including complex and recurrent hernias.
Penn Medicine's hernia research program conducts ongoing investigational studies to develop new treatments for those suffering from hernias.
Rehabilitation is important for healthy healing and the prevention of future hernias. Penn Medicine can help you get back to your life.
Meet the team of experts who are associated with the Penn Hernia Program.
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