We found 5 providers with an interest in hernia and who accept Cigna HSA near Grapevine, TX.

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Dr. Philip Alan Moore, MD
Specializes in Vein Disease, General Surgery
1600 Lancaster Drive; Suite 103
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Philip Moore is a specialist in vein disease (phlebology) and general surgery. He works in Grapevine, TX and Keller, TX. His clinical interests encompass varicose veins and hernia. Dr. Moore is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Moore is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Grapevine and Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB). He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Varicose Veins, Hernia

Dr. Robert S Pollard, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1600 West College Street; Suite 690
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Robert Pollard's areas of specialization are general surgery and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Grapevine, TX and Bedford, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Pollard include carotid artery surgery, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, and hernia. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB), and Texas Health Southlake. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Pollard performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. 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. Pollard has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Aortic Aneurysm, Hernia, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, Carotid Artery Surgery, Endovascular ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Larry Elliott, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1600 Lancaster Drive; Suite 103
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Robert Elliott, who practices in Grapevine, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery. His areas of expertise include thyroid problems, breast surgery, and colon cancer. Dr. Elliott honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Elliott's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Southlake.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Tumor, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Colon Cancer, Gallbladder Problems, Soft ... (Read more)

Dr. Philip Harold Swanson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Philip Swanson sees patients in Southlake, TX, Irving, TX, and Grapevine, TX. His medical specialties are general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Swanson is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Swanson include open hernia repair, inguinal hernia repair, and morbid obesity. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Southlake, and Medical City Las Colinas. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Swanson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School and Kaohsiung Medical University and a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's residency program. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia, abdominal hernia

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery, Bowel Resection, Sleeve Gastrectomy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1422 Main Street; Suite 213
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Charlotte Hodges is a general surgery and bariatric surgery specialist in Dallas, TX, Southlake, TX, and Irving, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Hodges include inguinal hernia, inguinal hernia repair, and upper gastrointestinal (GI) series. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Dallas. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Hodges completed a residency program at Baylor University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , incisional hernia, inguinal hernia, hiatal hernia, hernia, abdominal hernia

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Incisional Hernia, Roux-En-y Gastric Bypass, Hernia Surgery, ... (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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