Femoral hernia procedure

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

Gabriel Salloum, MD

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Dr. Gabriel Salloum, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Miami, FL and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1998. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

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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

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

orthopedic

Plastic Surgery

Thoracic

Laparoscopy

Thyroid

General Surgery

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"Extremely knowledgeable and excellent bedside manner. Very in tune with your needs and concerns- an excellent listener who will also integrate changes that incorporate and handle them. My friends have raved about him for years and now I know why. He is a unique and rare perfectionist that knows how to create that "perfect" result but in a natural and human form. "

Miami, FL

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