Symptoms of Abdominal Wall Hernias and Options for Treatment

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Memorial
Featured speaker:

Todd S. Harris, MD

Specialties:
  • General Surgery, Radiology

Dr. Todd S. Harris is board certified in general surgery and specializes in hernia surgery.  He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Medical Director of California Hernia Specialists.

Dr. Harris is a member of numerous societies, including The American Hernia Society and The Orange County Medical Association. In 2014 he was awarded the Top Doctor - Physician of Excellence Award and in 2012 and 2013, he received the Patients’ Choice Award, which is given to only five percent of Physicians across the country. He is the highest rated hernia surgeon in the country on HealthGrades and Vitals.

Dr. Harris enjoys a variety of recreational activities. He has competed in several triathlons, including the 2012 Malibu International distance race. He balances cardiovascular activities with core and strength training. His interest in fitness allows him to appreciate getting patients back to what they enjoy as quickly and as pain free as possible.

Podcast Summary

Understanding hernia symptoms and what they are is essential. General surgeon, Todd Harris, MD, will discuss the key things to know to help identify a hernia and which options are available for treatment.