Tagged Posts: "Surgery" (8)

The One Where the Hernia Pops Out

Joey famously got a hernia on the hit sitcom “Friends,” but a real-life hernia is no laughing matter. Surgeon Dr. Mo Gerdvisheh explains the mechanics behind all that pain, and why that annual “turn your head and cough” test is so important. Read More

Posted January 02, 2024 | With Mo Gerdvisheh, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery
Bigger possibilities – smaller incisions: Christ Hospital surgeons achieve notable milestone with robotic surgical platform

Surgeons at the Christ Hospital recently completed their 10,000th surgical procedure using the advanced da Vinci Surgical System. Learn about the increasing benefits and options for this minimally invasive platform. Read More

Posted May 26, 2023 | With Janice Rafferty, MD, Chief of Colorectal Surgery at The Christ Hospital
Does an Inguinal Hernia Need Surgery?

Inguinal hernias usually need surgery to prevent potentially serious complications. Read on to learn more about the signs and surgical approaches. Read More

Posted May 03, 2022 | By Jonathan Schilling, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - General Surgery
Donate Life Month: A Priceless Gift to a Stranger

When Greg Chandler saw a daughter’s Facebook post requesting a kidney for her mom, it put him on the path to become a kidney donor. Read More

Posted April 24, 2018 | By Healthspirations Staff
Should I See a General Surgeon or Specialist for Cancer Treatment?

Learn the similarities and differences between general surgeons and surgical oncologists and when seeing a surgical oncologist may be beneficial. Read More

Posted April 13, 2018 | By Healthspirations Staff
Hernia Repair: Kevin’s Story

Teacher and coach Kevin had been looking for the least-invasive surgical option for his hernia. He found it with Dr. Jonathan Schilling. Read More

Posted October 13, 2017 | By Healthspirations Staff
Hernia Repair: Burnett and Jeff’s Story

Hernia pain had Burnett and Jeff looking for relief. They found robotic-assisted hernia repair and a quicker recovery with less pain through The Christ Hospital. Read More

Posted September 08, 2017 | By Healthspirations Staff
FilMD: Jonathan Schilling, MD

In our 18th installment of FilMD, we sat down with Jonathan Schilling, MD, general surgeon, to talk about where he grew up, his love/hate relationship with ice cream, why patients always need to ask questions, and the bassoon. Read More

Posted June 19, 2017 | By Healthspirations Staff