Recent Blogs

What to Eat After You Have Your Gallbladder Removed

The good news? The reason for the abdominal pain you experienced before gallbladder removal is gone. But, as your body adjusts to life without a gallbladder, you’ll likely need to temporarily modify your diet. Read on to learn more.

Feb 12th, 2020
Is Robotic Surgery Safe?

Surgery performed by a robot may sound like science fiction. That’s because it is. No self-functioning robots participate in current robotic surgical procedures. Find out why today’s robot-assisted procedures may be safer than traditional surgery.

Dec 31st, 2019
The Dangers of Putting Off That Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is one of the world’s most loathed medical screenings. Between the preparation and the idea of a tiny camera entering your rear end, no one looks forward to it. No matter how much you dread having a colonoscopy, it could save your life.

Nov 1st, 2019
What Types of Procedures Use Robotic Surgery?

Preparing yourself mentally for a surgical procedure? The process could be less invasive than you think, especially if you’re having a procedure that allows your doctor to use robotics for a less invasive approach!

Aug 6th, 2019
Lifestyle Changes to Make After Hernia Surgery

After hernia surgery, there’s a chance you could develop a recurrent hernia. To help you avoid one, Dr. Frank Candela and Dr. David Schreier share their top tips for making lifestyle changes after hernia surgery.

Jul 23rd, 2019
Myths and Facts About Diverticular Disease

If you have diverticular disease, someone may have told you to never eat popcorn or steak again. But is that true? Discover the reality about five common myths about diverticular disease.

Jun 14th, 2019
5 Tips to Relieve Groin Pain After Hernia Repair

There are steps you can take to help relieve groin pain after hernia surgery. Surprisingly, choices you make before surgery may matter as much as what you do afterward. Check out these practical tips for reducing pain following hernia surgery.

Apr 2nd, 2019
Why and When is a Sentinel Node Biopsy Necessary?

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, one of the first things your oncologist will want to know is if the cancer has spread. A sentinel lymph node biopsy can provide this very important information.

Dec 20th, 2018
Understanding Your Surgical Options for Breast Cancer

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to treating breast cancer, but surgery is a key aspect of successful treatment. Learn more about the many surgical options available for overcoming the challenge of breast cancer.

Mar 23rd, 2020