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If you have questions or are ready to schedule an appointment, please call 800-789-7366.

The Penn Hernia Center provides the most comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and advanced surgical care from doctors who are leaders in the field of hernia repair. Our dedicated team of physicians and surgeons are some of the most experienced in the nation, many of whom exclusively focus and specialize in treating patients who suffer from hernias.

At Penn, specialists in gastrointestinal surgery, plastic surgery, infectious disease, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy and pain management, collaborate to provide you with the best possible care to repair both simple and complex hernias. It's the only hernia program in the region that combines the expertise of physicians from various disciplines to ensure that you receive a comprehensive evaluation and the most advanced treatment options available for your specific hernia. The Penn Hernia Center’s 11 locations across the Philadelphia region also make it easier for you to be treated by our expert team close to home.

Penn Hernia Center physicians provide long-term follow-up care and conduct research to investigate and improve patient outcomes after hernia repair, as well as identify high-risk individuals to predict and help prevent hernias before they happen.

Hernia Research

Penn Medicine's hernia research program conducts ongoing investigational studies to develop new treatments for those suffering from hernias.

Recovery and Rehabilitation

Hernia recovery and rehabilitation is important for healthy healing and prevention of future hernias. We can help you get back to your life.


Meet the team of experts who are associated with the Penn Hernia Center.

What Is a Hernia?

The symptoms and causes of a hernia vary depending on several factors. Learn about complex and recurrent hernias.
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