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“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

Dr. Yunis has a strong interest in revisional hernia surgery – repairing recurrent hernias and surgical eradication of chronic pain from hernia surgery.  His experience as a former vascular surgeon has enabled enhanced confidence in managing technically complex surgical procedures.   He frequently travels to visit with and observe hernia experts from around the world.  A focus on hernia surgery allows Dr Yunis to offer all available techniques for repair.

He has been Board Certified in General  Surgery since 1991.

Education and Associations

  • 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
  • Hosts courses in Laparoscopic Inguinal and Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Provider for The National Hernia Network
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Dr. Yunis is currently affiliated with the following hospitals and surgery centers in Sarasota, Florida: