St. John’s Riverside Hospital at Dobbs Ferry is the ideal location for the Hernia Center as it offers complete services including a best-in-class surgical team and leading anesthesiologists who provide quality service during surgery and throughout the recovery period. The Hernia Center is also available to provide immediate access to both pain management and rehabilitation services as needed. The goal of the Hernia Center is total patient comfort while utilizing the latest in minimally invasive surgery techniques to provide patients with a quick recovery.
Laparoscopic hernia repair has made major advances in recent years, leading to a smoother and safer recovery, minimizing recurrence and making treatment possible for hernias previously considered not repairable. Using the advanced minimally invasive procedures, da Vinci robotic and laparoscopic technologies, the Hernia Center will repair your hernia through tiny incisions in a procedure that can take as little as fifteen minutes. This method of hernia repair is often an outpatient procedure and makes it possible for you to return to your normal activities in a shorter amount of time.
- First in Westchester
- Laparoscopic and Robotic Procedures
- 11,000+ Minimally Invasive Procedures
- Little to No Scarring with MIS
- Shorter Recovery Time
The Hernia Center’s group of surgeons are adept in using the newest hernia repair techniques and materials. The Hernia Center’s team routinely consults on and repair inguinal and ventral hernias that may develop due to a number of factors, including obesity, aging, and strenuous physical activity requiring heavy lifting, such as construction work. Certain rare conditions such as genetic defects involving connective tissue may also cause abdominal hernias. Hernias, if left untreated can be painful, compromise lifestyle, and in some cases are dangerous.
The physicians at the Hernia Center have extensive expertise in laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Team members serve as advisers to surgical equipment manufacturers and instruct laparoscopic surgery methods to other doctors. With the St. John’s Riverside Hospital’s Hernia Center you will receive the best possible care providing the benefits of less pain and a faster recovery.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Dobbs Ferry, is the first to introduce the most comprehensive hernia center in Westchester led by Dr. Har Chi Lau, a pioneer in Minimally Invasive procedures that result in less pain and a faster recovery. With over 11,000 laparoscopic hernia surgeries already performed, it’s clear that The Hernia Center is the best choice for your hernia surgery.
For a referral to St. John’s Riverside Hospital’s Dobbs Ferry Hernia Center or for da Vinci Robotic Hernia surgery call (914) 964-4DOC (4362).