Hiatal Hernia Treatments

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Incisional hernia
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Ventral hernia
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Recurrent hernia
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Spigelian hernia
  • Flank hernia

Alvaro Garcia, MD

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Dr. Alvaro Garcia, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti|Universidad Central De Venezuela--Luis Razetti, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti in 1997. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital Pembroke. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

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Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal Hernias Among the different types of hernias, inguinal hernias are the most frequently encountered. Although they can affect women, they tend to occur more commonly in males. Shockingly, statistics reveal that about 1 in 4 males will experience an inguinal hernia at some point in their lifetime. Males are more prone to this type of hernia due to the testicle descending from the abdomen into the scrotum, leading to a natural weakness in the groin region where inguinal hernias typically develop.

For laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs, I employ a tackless technique that not only minimizes immediate postoperative pain but also reduces the chances of chronic pain.

Haital Hernia

Hiatal hernias often manifest later in life and can give rise to a range of symptoms. These symptoms may include heartburn, nausea, vomiting, regurgitation, abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, bloating, belching, or coughing. The term "hiatal" is derived from "hiatus" (or opening), specifically referring to the esophageal hiatus.

Umbilical Hernia

Encountered frequently, umbilical hernias are one of the most common types. They occur naturally and can affect individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly. These hernias form at the navel, also known as the umbilicus, which is a site where the umbilical cord previously passed through. Consequently, it acts as a natural weak spot in the abdominal wall.

Umbilical hernias present as painless bulges at the navel, which may grow larger and more painful over time. They tend to cause more discomfort during physical activity or prolonged standing, necessitating the expertise of an experienced hernia surgeon to achieve a successful outcome.

Specialties

Hernia

colon and rectal surgeons

Bariatric Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Thoracic

Laparoscopy

Thyroid

General Surgery

Gilberto Benedetti .

"I did a lot of research on line to have my inguinal hernia repiared. I came across Dr Garcia. he was very clear in the office and did a robotic bilateral inguinal hernia repair. I can say did no feel any pain, It was like I did not even had surgery . I am a week out and I feel great , I am back to work, I stron "

Miami, FL

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