We found 10 providers with an interest in hernia and who accept Humana Silver HMO near Houston, TX.

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Dr. Oluyinka O Olutoye, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6701 Fannin; 8th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye's areas of specialization are pediatric surgery and general surgery; he sees patients in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Olutoye include diaphragmatic hernia, neonatal surgery, and nissen fundoplication. Dr. Olutoye is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Texas Medical Center (TMC), and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He attended Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, College of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , diaphragmatic hernia

All Interests: Pectus Excavatum, Neonatal Surgery, Nissen Fundoplication, Esophagus Problems, Diaphragmatic ... (Read more)

Dr. Darrell L Cass, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Darrell Cass' specialty is pediatric surgery. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Cass completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). These areas are among his clinical interests: diaphragmatic hernia and nissen fundoplication. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Cass is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Relevant Interests: , diaphragmatic hernia

All Interests: Pectus Excavatum, Nissen Fundoplication, Esophagus Problems, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge I Leiva, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Leiva practices general surgery and bariatric surgery. For his residency, Dr. Leiva trained at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. His clinical interests include warts, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Patient ratings for Dr. Leiva average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Leiva speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Warts, Lung Biopsy, Circumcision, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gallstones, Skin Cancer, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Lixana Vega Vega, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lixana Vega Vega specializes in general surgery. These areas are among Dr. Vega Vega's clinical interests: breast biopsy, breast surgery, and skin biopsy. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is a graduate of Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Vega Vega trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Vega Vega's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Gallstones, Gallbladder Problems, Skin Biopsy, Hernia, Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Samuel Cox Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
6410 Fannin Street, Suite 950; Po Box 20708 Msb-5.236
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Cox's areas of specialization are pediatric surgery, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Cox attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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All Interests: Acid Reflux, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Colorectal Problems, Hernia, Trauma

Dr. William Michael Ratliff, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1631 North Loop West; #645
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Ratliff specializes in general surgery. Dr. Ratliff studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Ratliff completed a residency program at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Greater Heights Hospital.

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All Interests: Thyroid Surgery, Colon Cancer, Laser Surgery, Parathyroid Disease, Hernia, Breast Cancer

Dr. Paul Edward Kobza, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4120 Sw Freeway; Suite 230
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Paul Kobza is a hand surgeon, general surgeon, and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Kobza is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Kobza is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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All Interests: Hand Fracture, Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sammy E Khoury, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sammy Khoury specializes in general surgery. Dr. Khoury's areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Lankenau Medical Center for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Khoury is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Colposcopy, Peritoneal Catheter Placement, Breast Biopsy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gallstones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin Patrick Lally, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
6410 Fannin Street; 1400
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Lally specializes in pediatric surgery, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Lally is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Lally has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , inguinal hernia, diaphragmatic hernia, umbilical hernia

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Hydrocele

Dr. Matthew T Harting, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
6410 Fannin Street; Suite 950
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Harting is a pediatric surgery, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Harting is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Harting's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , diaphragmatic hernia

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Esophagus Problems, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Diaphragmatic ... (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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