At Memorial Regional Medical Center, the Bon Secours surgeons perform hernia surgeries with minimally invasive techniques that promote:
- Smaller incisions
- Less discomfort and scarring after surgery
- Faster recovery and return to normal activities
- Stronger repair, restoring abdominal wall
About Hernias and the Hernia Center of Excellence
Hernias are tears or weaknesses in the abdominal wall; if left untreated, they can cause increasing pain and intestinal complications. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, approximately five million Americans have hernias.
We treat all types of hernias including:
- Common Types: Inguinal, Ventral, Incisional, Epigastric, Paraesophageal, Hiatal and Umbilical
- Less Common Types: Femoral, Parastomal, Diaphragmatic and Spigelian
To earn the Center of Excellence designation, Memorial Regional Medical Center provided information on all aspects of its hernia surgery program and processes, including data on its surgical outcomes. A commitment to patient care and success necessitates that the requirements be comprehensive, research-based and verified through a rigorous site inspection.
“Earning this designation signifies our ability to consistently deliver safe, high-quality health care to hernia surgery patients in our immediate region and beyond,” said Mark Gordon, CEO, Memorial Regional Medical Center. “This expertise in minimally invasive hernia repair is right here at Memorial Regional Medical Center. We are committed to giving patients the opportunity of a quality care experience close to home.”
Contact the Hernia Center of Excellence
For additional information, to schedule an appointment or to find out if you’re a candidate for hernia surgery, please contact the Hernia Center of Excellence using the form below.