Often the diagnosis and treatment of hernias is confusing and variable. At your initial visit we hope to clarify your diagnosis and treatment options. With an in depth interview about your symptoms and physical examination an immediate diagnosis is often available. Sometimes further diagnostic imaging tests such as Cat Scan, Ultrasound, or MRI are necessary.
At the Center for Hernia Repair a conservative approach is emphasized.
A nonoperative approach is often recommended.
Many options exist for different people and with different hernias and all will be entertained.
We will answer all of your questions and make you feel comfortable about your hernia treatment.
For Our Out of Town Patients
In order to optimize your experience and outcome, Dr. Yunis will need to speak directly with you by telephone prior to your visit. In this way we can avoid unnecessary cancellations or other last minute problems.
The commitment to be away from home, friends, and family for surgery in an unfamiliar environment is a significant one. Dr. Yunis's ability to positively impact outcomes from surgery will make this commitment worthwhile for almost all of his patients. Despite his greatest efforts to achieve a perfect result, the patient should be aware that complications may develop after any surgical procedure. Specific information about the benefits and risks of surgery will be discussed with you at your preoperative visit.
Those that travel away from home to undergo surgery in Sarasota must understand that the estimate of time needed to be in Sarasota before and after the surgery may in unusual circumstances need to be extended by an indeterminate amount of time. Those that are paying privately (without insurance) should be aware that potential surgical complications may require hospitalization which would be associated with further expense and time in Sarasota.