Comprehensive Hernia Center
The Comprehensive Hernia Center at Allegheny Health Network
At the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Comprehensive Hernia Center, we offer high-quality, specialized care for hernias, including:
- Abdominal wall hernias
- Sports hernias
- Groin hernias
- Complex hernias
Our interprofessional team of experts meets the specific needs of each patient in a variety of surgical specialties that include general, plastic, and colorectal surgery. Whenever possible, we apply innovative, minimally invasive surgical techniques that speed recovery and reduce infection.
Preparing for surgery
A multidisciplinary team of doctors and clinicians will ensure you are healthy enough for surgery. To reduce your risk factors before and after surgery, this team may help you to:
- Lose weight
- Stop smoking
- Improve your diabetes scores
- Manage other health issues
Please contact your local AHN hospital if you have an urgent matter and need immediate assistance.
If you have questions about our program, contact:
Jennifer Somers, Hernia Care Coordinator
To schedule an appointment, call (412) DOCTORS or 412-362-8677.