Femoral hernia surgeon

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

Pete Garcia, MD

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Dr. Pete Garcia is a nationally recognized Board Certified General Surgeon that has been practicing in South Florida for over 20 years. He participated as co-investigator in several research projects. Dr. Pete Garcia has received multiple awards including Compassionate Doctor Recognition and Patient’s Choice Award and is a member of the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Garcia specializes in minimally invasive hernia and laparoscopic gallbladder surgeries.

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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

Vascular Surgery

Cardiovascular Disease

Plastic Surgery

Thoracic

Laparoscopy

Thyroid

General Surgery

Wendy H. in Coral

"Dr. Pete Garcia recently performed surgery to remove my gallbladder, umbilical hernia repair, and liver biopsy. Surgery went extremely well and my recovery remarkable! Dr. Garcia’s surgical skills and medical expertise are outstanding! There are minor incisions hardly noticeable, and he was the only doctor to detect the umbilical hernia during his medical examination. His professional medical care and surgical expertise played a key role in my rapid and successful recovery. Highly recommend!!! "

Miami, FL

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