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Institute of Laparoscopic Surgery

Leparoscopic Surgery Training

Lap Hernia Surgery

Hernia repairs are one of the most common abdominal surgeries. Surgery happens to be the only course of treatment for hernias. Hernia repair basically refers to the surgical operation of the hernias (protrusion of an organ through a weakened wall of a muscle).


Before laparoscopic surgeries came into existence, hernia repairs were complex procedures involving large skin incisions, long suture lines, long recovery periods as a result of which the patient had to incur a lot of pain. However, withminimally invasive surgery now being well established, laparoscopic hernia repairs are much less cumbersome. They involve tiny incisions, short recovery periods and minimal pain.


Apart from the cosmetic results being excellent in laparoscopic hernia repairs, two major advantages over traditional open surgery are that the risk of infection is almost negligible in laparoscopic surgery and as the post-operative recovery period is short, the cost incurred by the patients is dramatically lesser.


At AyILS, we perform all types of hernia repairs namely Inguinal, incisional, Ventral and umbilical. Under the leadership of Dr Pradeep Chowbey, Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery was the first to be awarded the Founder Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery in India by the Surgical Review Corporation, USA. The Institute has also been awarded the Center of Excellence accredition by the Asia Pacific hernia Society. Moreover, our team of Dr Pradeep Chowbey, Dr Rajesh Khullar, Dr Anill Sharma, Dr Vandana Soni & Dr Manish Baijal have also been awarded the Surgeons of Excellence accreditation by the SRC, USA.


This page describes the following:

  • What is Hernia?
  • What is Hernia surgery?
  • What are the types of hernia surgery
  • Pre and Post operative instructions