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West Midlands Hospital Launches Hernia Service

West Midlands Hospital Launches Hernia ServicePeople who are experiencing problems with their hernia can get a quick fix from a team of experts at West Midlands Hospital.

The launch of the hernia service will ensure that patients benefit from a speedy service at times convenient to them.

An experienced team of Consultants at the Halesowen-based private hospital offer a complete range of modern hernia surgeries and treatments to help patients resolve an issue quickly and avoid complications which may require emergency surgery.

Patients who opt to pay privately for their hernia surgery can also speed up the process and get fast access to first class care.

A fixed cost scheme makes the fee schedule very competitive and transparent and all major insurance companies also recognise West Midlands hospital as a preferred provider.

Hernia service include treatments for hernia conditions including inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, umbilical hernia, epigastric hernia, incisional hernia and sports hernia.

Experts can advise on each individual hernia problem and opt for either a modern open mesh repair technique or laparoscopic technique.

Symptoms of a hernia may include pain and discomfort in the abdomen, an unusual swelling or pain when coughing or lifting things.

West Midlands Hospital is one of the leading private hospitals in the Midlands region and provides a range of surgeries and treatments including cosmetic surgery, spinal surgery, orthopaedic surgeries and eye treatments.

Patients can book an appointment with an expert to talk through their problem before deciding whether to proceed with surgery.

General Surgeon and hernia specialist Mr Ajantha Jayatunga is one of the consultants based at West Midlands Hospital.

Mr Jayatunga said: “Educating patients to have their hernia fixed quickly is important to avoid unnecessary emergency treatments when the results are unpredictable.

“Our dedicated team of experts can diagnose hernia problems quickly and deliver all these surgeries and treatments at the hospital, nearly always as a day case procedure.”

Patients can be referred to West Midlands Hospital surgery via their GP or pay privately for their treatment.

During their visit to the hospital patients have access to excellent facilities and their own private room if an overnight stay is required.

Mr Jayatunga added: “West Midlands Hospital is an excellent hospital with great facilities and is the perfect place to come to for all these hernia treatments.

“Advice or help is always at hand for patients and they can benefit from a team of consultants who have lots of expertise at their disposal.”

For more information about Hernia Services at West Midlands Hospital call 01384 560123.

Last modified on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 09:29

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