Better Health Begins With Better Information

If you want to make better health decisions, you need to arm yourself with adequate health information. As a surgeon, I believe in empowering my patients with the right information so that they know the pros and cons of the each treatment or surgery that they are going to undertake. Here are some medical information which I share often with my patients.

Diverticular Disease

What Is It? Diverticular disease is a condition where the large bowel wall develops small pouches. The bowel wall is like a muscular tube with a thin inside lining called the mucosa. The muscle in

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Thyroid Gland Problems

Thyroid Gland Problems The thyroid gland sits in the front of the neck, shaped like a butterfly, astride the windpipe (trachea). The thyroid’s job is to make thyroid hormone. This hormone controls the metabolic rate

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Abdominal wall muscles

Hernias: A Pain in the Groin

What Exactly Is A Hernia? Your abdominal cavity is surrounded by muscles which keep all the internal organs from falling out. In the back, the muscles of the spine are thick and strong but on the front

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