Ventral Hernia Symptoms

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

Manuel Viamonte, MD

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Dr. Manuel Viamonte, MD is a general surgery specialist in Miami, FL. They currently practice at Jackson Medical Group and are affiliated with Baptist Hospital Of Miami and Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Viamonte is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and accepts accepts multiple insurance plans.

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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

Hemorrhoids

Colorectal Surgery

Endoscopy

Diverticulitis

Colon Cancer

Thyroid

General Surgery

Jen H.

"One of the best Doctors , I left the working in the hospital a decade ago and remembered Dr Viamonte recently when my father got unexpectedly ill , for his professionalism, knowledge and care for his patients. So because I knew how he worked by seeing him with patients when I worked in the hospital and the medical business side I knew he was the surgeon we needed for our dad. Truly honest , too the point ,detailed and easy to reach and call you back when needed. Highly recommend him. "

Miami, FL

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