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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

Rectal Surgery | Colorectal Surgery | Anal Surgery | Anchorage, AK

The rectum is the last 4 or 5-inch portion of the large intestine that ends at the anus. Rectal and anal conditions that require surgery may show symptoms or signs of pain, bleeding, or discharge. Our surgeon Dr. Madhu Prasad is highly experienced and utilizes the most advanced and minimally invasive surgical procedures to treat such conditions. Rectal & Anal Conditions That Require...Continue reading

Pancreatic Surgery Types | Pancreatic Cancer Surgery - Anchorage, Alaska

Pancreatic surgery is required to address issues such as tumors or inflammation of the pancreas. These surgeries most often involve removing the diseased portion of the organ, or because of the anatomically complex positioning of the pancreas in the abdominal region, sometimes removing several organs together. Depending on the severity of the cases, these surgeries may take several hours...Continue reading

Adrenal Surgery | General Surgeon & Surgical Oncologist in Anchorage

The adrenal glands are the two small glands that are located above each kidney and produce a number of hormones, including aldosterone, cortisol, adrenaline, and sex hormones. Adrenal gland disorders can cause your glands to make too much or too few hormones. Our surgeon, Dr. Prasad has the experience in performing surgical procedures to treat adrenal gland disorders. Causes of Adrenal...Continue reading

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