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The physicians and staff of Carolinas Hernia Center are nationally and internationally recognized experts in innovative hernia surgery and research in bioprosthetics. Our physicians have trained more than 2,000 surgeons from more than 35 states and nine countries in the methods to approach and perform simple and extremely complex hernia procedures.
Advancing Hernia Treatments
Physicians from all over the Southeast refer their patients to Carolinas Hernia Center for the most advanced care. We have four fellowship-trained minimally invasive surgeons with a special interest in hernia repair and biomaterials, as well as a dedicated plastic surgeon with 20 years of experience in abdominal wall reconstruction.
Our physicians are dedicated to advancing hernia treatments. They have published extensively in the medical literature on inguinal, ventral, diaphragmatic and hiatal hernias and have lectured on four continents and around the United States about hernias and hernia repair.
Dr. Todd Heniford, Co- Director of the Carolinas Hernia Center, is the lead author of the medical article describing the largest series of patients undergoing laparoscopic abdominal hernia repair in the world.
Carolinas Hernia Center has won the American Hernia Society Research Award for five consecutive years. Over the next three years, we are scheduled to spend more than $2 million in research looking for ways to prevent and better repair hernias.
For more information about Carolinas Hernia Center, call 704-512-3223 or toll free 866-325-8204.