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Laparoscopic Repair of a Paraesophageal Hernia in Anchorage, Alaska

Laparoscopic repair of a paraesophageal hernia is a minimally invasive surgical procedure where a few small keyhole incisions are made in your abdomen to squeeze the herniated part of the stomach back to its original position. Laparoscopic repair procedures in paraesophageal hernia cases result in significantly fewer complications and faster recovery. Dr. Madhu Prasad is a trusted...Continue reading

Femoral Hernia Surgery in Anchorage, Alaska

A femoral hernia occurs in the upper thigh near the groin just below the inguinal ligament when a portion of your intra-abdominal tissue pushes through a weak area of the groin. At Far North Surgery, Dr. Madhu Prasad – a general surgeon in Anchorage, AK and his team are experienced in treating femoral hernias with successful outcomes. Causes of Femoral Hernia The exact cause of femoral...Continue reading

Incisional Hernia Surgery in Anchorage, AK

An incisional hernia occurs when weakness in the muscle of the abdomen, caused by prior abdominal surgery, allows the tissues, muscles, and/or parts of the internal organs to protrude through the weakened abdominal wall. At Far North Surgery, Dr. Madhu Prasad – a general surgeon in Anchorage, AK – and his team are highly trained and qualified to handle complex incisional hernia surgeries...Continue reading

Hiatal Hernia Surgery (Diaphragmatic) - Anchorage, AK

A hiatal hernia develops when the stomach pushes through the diaphragm and into the chest. A small hiatal hernia can be treated with medication while a large hiatal hernia may require surgery. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad has the experience and expertise to treat hiatal hernias with successful outcomes. Causes of Hiatal HerniaAny of the following factors may cause a hiatal hernia:Being born...Continue reading

Parathyroid Surgery | Endocrinologist Anchorage, Alaska

Parathyroid surgery, also known as parathyroidectomy, is a surgical procedure in which all or part of your parathyroid glands is removed. This surgery is recommended when your parathyroid glands, located right behind your thyroid gland, don’t function properly. Dr. Madhu Prasad - a general surgeon in Anchorage, AK has the expertise and experience in performing parathyroid surgery with...Continue reading

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