The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Speaker Series Continues at the Mayerson JCC on Tuesday, January 9 with Discussion on Complex Hernias

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health’s free speaker series continues at the Mayerson JCC on Tuesday, January 9 with a discussion on complex hernias.

 

A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through an opening in the surrounding muscle or tissue wall. Symptoms include swelling and pain in the affected area. Factors that can contribute to a hernia include obesity, smoking, uncontrolled diabetes, prior hernia surgeries and heavy lifting. Some are congenital (present from birth).

 

Mercy Health surgeons repair many types of common hernias, including inguinal, umbilical and hiatal hernias. At The Jewish Hospital’s Complex Hernia Center, Drs. Khan and Kundu specialize in treating hernias that are difficult to repair, including recurrent hernias and hernias complicated by obesity.

 

Join The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health and Mayerson JCC as we talk about complex hernias. In this informative discussion, Mercy Health Physicians Yasir Khan, DO, who specializes in bariatric, general and minimally invasive surgery, and Neil Kundu, MD, who specializes in aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery, will note the treatment options available to repair complex hernias.

 

The program begins at 5:30 p.m. with appetizers and refreshments, followed by the discussion and Q&A, which runs from 6-7 p.m. The Mayerson JCC is located at located at 8485 Ridge Road, Cincinnati 45236.

 

Reserve your free seat at mayersonjcc.org/jewishmercyspeakerseries. For more information, call 513-792-5654.