Elective Surgeries & COVID-19 in Florida

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting Elective Surgeries and Procedures in Florida With the COVID-19 pandemic still sweeping the nation, many things have had to change. Businesses, schools, churches, and retail facilities are closing their doors or dramatically modifying their services in order to adapt to social distancing best practices. This pandemic has seen a…

AN OVERVIEW OF HERNIA SURGERY

By Dennis Diaz, MD A hernia is best described as a weakness or opening through the layers of the abdominal wall. This in turn results in the protrusion of an organ or tissue through this opening. The majority of hernias are not noted until a physical examination is performed, as most are not producing symptoms.…

Minimally-Invasive Procedures 101

Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic   As more technologies are designed and our existing devices improve, costs of today’s minimally-invasive surgical procedures drop. As such, benefits, and availability to patients have greatly increased. If you are faced with the need of a surgery, your doctor may recommend a non-invasive or minimally-invasive procedure that offers reduced complications, and…