How Does Surgery Fix an Inguinal Hernia?

How Does Surgery Fix an Inguinal Hernia?

While anyone can get an inguinal hernia, it’s a condition that affects males more often than females. The inguinal canal is different in males than in females. In males, the inguinal canal runs the length between the abdomen and the scrotum and holds the...
Surviving Your Child’s Hospital Stay

Surviving Your Child’s Hospital Stay

When faced with a child’s hospital stay, it’s easy to feel helpless. As a parent, you never want to see your child suffer, and it’s difficult to know what to do to make the situation any better. If your child needs to stay in the hospital, here are a...
How to Prepare Your Child For Surgery

How to Prepare Your Child For Surgery

I’ve been taking care of children as a doctor for over 15 years (4 years as a primary care doctor in the Air Force, 2 as a pediatric surgery fellow, and over 10 years in practice). In that time I’ve probably been involved with well over 6,000 children getting ready...