Femoral hernia procedure

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

Onyeka Nwokocha, MD

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Dr. Onyeka Nwokocha is an established and highly skilled surgeon with over 10 years of training and practice in General surgery and Bariatric surgery. He obtained his medical degree at Howard University College of Medicine. His residency was at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, and he also dedicated a year to research at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. He finalized his training with fellowships at Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Minimally invasive surgery and Bariatric surgery.

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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

Robotic Surgery

Thyroid Surgery

ulcers

heartburn (reflux)

Laparoscopy

Minimally Invasive

General Surgery

Withnise F.

"Dr. Onyeka is an excellent and professional doctor. I am very pleased with the results and the treatment after. The doctor is willing to answer any question that the patient may have. I highly recommend him "

Miami, FL

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