Hernia Surgery Options

When it comes to surgery to repair a hernia, says Dr. Jinnie A. BruceGeneral Surgeon at ARC Medical Plaza Specialty, ARC Round Rock, and ARC Far West Medical Tower, you have options. Dr. Bruce recently discussed these options on this ARC Healthcare Minute podcast.

“A hernia is when there is a weakness or hole in the muscular wall that usually keeps the abdominal organs in place,” says Dr. Bruce. “The only way to permanently fix a hernia is to surgically repair the holes.”

Dr. Bruce says, “There are two options to repair a hernia, open surgery and laparoscopic surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System.” Hear her discuss the difference between these options in this recent podcast.

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr. Bruce to discuss your options, you can do so online or by calling the clinic most convenient to you:

ARC Medical Plaza Specialty
512-260-1581

ARC Round Rock
512-244-9024

ARC Far West Medical Tower
512-346-8888

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM. You can also listen to podcasts from past episodes on the ARC website.

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