We found 7 providers with an interest in hernia and who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1500 near Glen Mills, PA.

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Dr. Gerald M Patton, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Gerald Patton works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon in Paoli, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and West Chester, PA. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patton include renal artery stenosis, brain aneurysm, and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Patient ratings for Dr. Patton average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patton has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Chester County Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Hiatal Hernia, Renal Artery Stenosis, Brain Aneurysm, Peripheral Vascular Disease, End-Stage Renal ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Mary Patton, who practices in Chester, PA, Upland, PA, and Glen Mills, PA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). In Dr. Patton's practice, she is particularly interested in sigmoidoscopy, breast cancer surgery, and gynecomastia surgery (male breast reduction). She takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include "Top Doctors" in General Surgery, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Patton's hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Breast Issues, Colectomy, Burns, Colon Problems, Laparoscopic Surgery, Skin Cancer, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Linwood Haith's medical specialty is general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is especially interested in burns, cancer, and infections. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Haith attended Yale School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. His distinctions include: "Top Docs" in General Surgery, Main Line Today; "Top Doctors" in Surgery; and Philadelphia magazine. Dr. Haith is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Breast Issues, Burns, Cancer, Hernia, Infections

Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite 23
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Sergey Zhitnikov is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Zhitnikov is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Odessa State Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at Westchester Medical Center. His distinctions include: Graduated Medical School, Summa Cum Laude and The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Resident Achievement Award. Dr. Zhitnikov (or staff) speaks Russian and Ukrainian.

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All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Abdominal Problems, Small Intestine Disorders, Morbid Obesity, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Donelle Rhoads is a medical specialist in general surgery. Her clinical interests include barrett's esophagus, breast cancer surgery, and burns. Dr. Rhoads's professional affiliations include Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Rhoads honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She has received the distinction of Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Ulcerative Colitis, Hiatal Hernia, Gallstones, Burns, Crohn's Disease, Pancreatitis, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mahin D Behbehanian, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1088west Baltimore Pike; Suite2203 Riddle Memorial Hospital
Media, PA
 

Dr. Mahin Behbehanian is a general surgery specialist in Media, PA. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Behbehanian's training includes residency programs at Lankenau Medical Center and Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Behbehanian include breast cancer surgery, burns, and stomach cancer. Patients gave Dr. Behbehanian an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Hiatal Hernia, Gallstones, Burns, Hemorrhoids, Breast Cancer Surgery, Stomach Cancer, Breast Cancer

Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
500 Evergreen Drive; Suite 23
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Aley Tohamy specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery and practices in Glen Mills, PA, Broomall, PA, and Drexel Hill, PA. Dr. Tohamy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and French. Dr. Tohamy's clinical interests include diabetes, obesity, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He attended medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Tohamy trained at Hahnemann University Hospital and Graduate Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tohamy honors.

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All Interests: Colectomy, Hypertension, Laparoscopic Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Diabetes, Obesity, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

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What is a Hernia?

A hernia happens when tissue from inside the body pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles, coming through to the front of the body under the skin. Hernias happen most often in the groin area. Some hernias are extremely painful, and some feel numb or do not hurt at all. While most hernias are not an emergency, all hernias require surgery to move the tissue back into the correct place and reinforce the muscle wall.

Hernia surgery can be performed as open surgery, where an incision is made directly over the hernia, or laparoscopically, where several small incisions are made and the surgery is performed using very small tools and cameras in thin flexible tubes. The surgeon simply places the herniated tissue back into place and closes up the muscle. Small hernias may be only sutured or stapled closed, while larger hernias may be reinforced with mesh to prevent future hernias. A hernia surgery is called herniorraphy and a hernia surgery with implanted mesh is called hernioplasty.

Unless a hernia is very large or there are surgical complications, most patients go home from the hospital the same day as their surgery. You will be given specific instructions on how to care for your surgical wound by your medical team. In general, it takes a few days to be back on your feet and two to three weeks to fully recover from hernia surgery. After hernia surgery, it is important to drink lots of water and eat high fiber foods to prevent straining during bowel movements, which may cause pain and pressure at the hernia site. It’s also important to refrain from heavy lifting for several weeks in order to protect the abdominal muscles until they fully heal.
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