Inflamed Appendix? Don’t Wait for it to Burst | Victorville General Surgeon

Inflamed Appendix? Don’t Wait for It to Burst

If your family doctor has determined that you have appendicitis, an inflammation of your appendix that cannot be treated with medications, he will refer you to a Victorville General Surgeon on a priority basis for an appendectomy, the removal of your appendix. While most surgeries for appendicitis are performed on an emergency basis because the…

Groin Hernias are Not Just a Guy Thing | Victorville Surgical Procedures

Groin Hernias Are Not Just a Guy Thing

The medical term for a groin hernia is inguinal hernia because the hernia develops when a part of the intestine pushes through a weak area in the abdominal wall at the inguinal canal near the groin. The big myth is that only males develop inguinal hernias. In fact, about 10 percentage of the population that…

Surgical Procedure: Hernia Repair | Dr. Elijah Mobley Glendora

Surgical Procedure: Hernia Repair

There are two types of hernias: the ventral hernia in the abdomen and the inguinal hernia in the groin area. General surgeon Dr. Elijah Mobley will discuss your options with you and depending upon the severity of the hernia, location of the hernia, and your medical history, he will recommend one of the two types…