About the Center For Hernia Repair

"Every patient and every hernia is unique.   Many patients are best served by avoidance of surgery completely.  For those that require repair every option should be considered.   We enjoy providing you with a solution that is most appropriate for your unique case."


--Jonathan Yunis , MD FACS



Jonathan Yunis MD FACS

  • Practice Limited to Hernia Surgery and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Performs over 650 operations annually for hernia repair or abdominal wall reconstruction

  • Has strong interest in revisional hernia surgery - repairing recurrent hernias and surgical eradication of chronic pain from hernia surgery
  • Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery since 1991


  • Past Chief  of Surgery at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota , Florida
  • Fellow of The American College of Surgeons
  • Member of The American Hernia Society
  • Member of The Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • Graduate of Vassar College
  • Graduate of State University of New York at Syracuse Medical School

  • Hosted courses in Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Provider for The National Hernia Network

  • Dr. Yunis is currently affiliated with the following hospitals and surgery centers in Sarasota, Florida;

  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital  www.smh.com
  • Doctors Hospital of Sarasota

  • Sarasota Physician’s Surgery Center  www.sarasotaphysicianssurgicalcenter.com

Commitment and Patient Care

Our commitment to you is to provide the most comfortable and durable hernia repair. This requires an accurate hernia diagnosis and a customized repair for each individual based on their age, general health, and physical demands in their daily life.

Hernias and the people who have them are all different.

Many individuals with a hernia are best served by avoiding surgery and observing over time.




For those that do require surgery, there is a vast array of different techniques and devices used to repair hernias.

Dr. Yunis has substantial experience with all of these hernia related techniques. 

His experience and concern for his patient's outcome play a critical role in the choice of treatment recommendation for a given individual.   

Dr Yunis also has great interest in helping those who have sufferred from recurrences from previous hernia surgery.  He has developed an approach to simplify the management of recurrent hernias and to minimize their risk of future recurrence.