People who sit for long periods, like truck drivers, are at risk of pilonidal cysts. These small sacs form at the top of the buttock crease, potentially causing pain. Infection is another possible complication. Here’s what to know.
Hernias may not seem like a significant issue until they cause serious complications, like incredible pain and movement difficulties. Be proactive and have your hernia repaired. Read on to learn about this simple procedure.
Hidden scar surgery is an option if you need a mastectomy to remove existing breast cancer or as a preventive measure. This advanced approach places your incision in a place that’s difficult to see. Here’s what to know.
Hiatal hernias are common, and small ones don’t often cause symptoms. When the hernia is symptomatic, you experience sensations similar to acid reflux. Here are other signs that you have a hiatal hernia.
Your gut health affects your overall well-being. When you support your gut with a healthy balance of bacteria, you can absorb nutrients, maintain a healthy weight, and avoid digestive distress. Here’s how to maximize your gut health.
Hemorrhoids often go away on their own after a few weeks. In the meantime, you experience pain and inflammation manageable with the correct care. Here’s when to take care of your hemorrhoids at home and when to seek professional help.
For most people, gallstones don’t cause serious symptoms. However, if you have a gallbladder attack where the stones can’t pass through a duct, the pain can be unbearable and set you up for long-term complications. Here’s what we can do to help.
Undetected gallstones can cause an attack of sudden and severe pain. Avoid this significant discomfort by noticing the warning signs of gallstones before they block a bile duct. Here’s what to watch for.
Did you know that you should be doing regular self-breast exams? Regular self-breast exams can help you identify any irregularities early when treatment will be most successful. Here’s how to perform one effectively.
If you’ve been struggling with your weight and dieting or exercise doesn’t seem to help you get to a healthier size, bariatric surgery may be an option. Here’s what makes you a candidate for this weight-loss procedure.
Robotic surgery is an advanced technique that greatly improves the precision and accuracy of your procedure. Read on to learn about the benefits of robotic surgery and how it is a significant asset to your healing.
When caught early, many breast cancers respond equally well to total mastectomy or partial mastectomy (lumpectomy) with radiation treatment. Explore the differences between these procedures as you and your medical team consider which option best suits you.
If you have a symptomatic hernia, you’ll most likely need surgical repair. However, lifestyle changes made prior to surgery can make the procedure go more smoothly and help prevent the hernia from recurring.
An emergency appendectomy doesn’t give you a lot of time to prepare. The good news is that most people recover quickly. Here’s what to expect in the days after your surgery and how you can promote optimal healing.
While some women may choose breast surgery to improve their curves, many women need surgery to remove a tumor or reconstruction. Read on to learn about the breast surgeries we offer and why they might be right for you.
Your colon plays a critical role in your digestion. However, when your colon becomes diseased or severely inflamed, it may need to be removed. Here’s when you may need to consider this serious procedure.
You might not think much about your gallbladder until you have the stabbing pain and nausea associated with gallstones. Here are some signs that you should consult our team for advice on gallbladder treatment.
Hiatal hernia surgery to effectively treat your severe heartburn and reflux needs to be done right the first time. Here’s why you need to find a skilled specialist to do your procedure. Read on to learn more from our hernia surgery specialists.
Weight-loss surgery can help you attain a slimmer body and better self-esteem, and it can help you get healthier, too. Many chronic medical problems improve after a gastric sleeve procedure, and we go deeper into five of them here.