Shirin Towfigh, M.D., F.A.C.S. and the Beverly Hills Hernia Center are here to address all of your concerns about the causes and treatment of hernias. There are many types of hernias that can occur in the body. Abdominal wall hernias typically arise when a naturally occurring hole inside the body has become too large and has entrapped internal organs or tissue, or is otherwise causing intense pain.
When this condition is present, hernia surgery will nearly always be required. Hernia repair through surgery remains the only effective treatment for this painful and distressing condition. Fortunately, Dr. Towfigh is an expert in minimally invasive surgical approaches that are highly advanced and effective.
Dr. Shirin Towfigh is the only surgeon in the Western United States to concentrate exclusively on treatment of all types of abdominal wall hernias and their related complications. The Beverly Hills Hernia Center was established as a central location to provide its patients the most advanced forms of abdominal hernia treatment now available. Whether this is your first doctor visit relating to a possible hernia, or if you have had a hard time obtaining effective treatment for ongoing pain due to a hernia repair, Dr. Towfigh and her outstanding medical staff are ready to make all the necessary steps to obtain a correct diagnosis.
Once we have confirmed the presence of an abdominal wall hernia, Dr. Towfigh's unique level of expertise in hernia repair surgery will provide a successful outcome is extremely likely. Even in cases where misdiagnosed patients have suffered for years in pain, relief can often be rapid. Recovery times vary, but most patients can return to their normal routine immediately after surgery, and others with more complicated problems can resume normality within weeks.
A board certified general surgeon, Dr. Towfigh is among the most respected practitioners in the nation. She has garnered respect from peers and national media attention for her ability to diagnose and treat hernias that have gone undetected by other doctors.
Trained as a surgeon at the world-renowned UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Towfigh is now herself an award-winning teacher and leader in the use of less invasive laparoscopic surgical approaches. She has taught at the finest medical institutions in Southern California, specifically the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, and USC's Keck School of Medicine.
Dr. Towfigh is at the forefront of her field and is the doctor for hernia surgery Los Angeles residents turn to first when faced with the distress and pain of an abdominal hernia. Countless grateful patients have praised her ability to end their suffering by getting to the root of the problem. They have also praised her compassion and sensitivity in understanding the often highly stressful situation of hernia patients. Women patients often have an especially hard time obtaining a hernia diagnosis, but Dr. Towfigh has received national attention for her ability to detect and treat abdominal hernias and groin hernias in women.
If you are suffering from a possible hernia, or you are experiencing pain that may not have yet been properly diagnosed but which may be caused by an abdominal hernia, do not hesitate to get in touch with Dr. Towfigh and the Beverly Hills Hernia Center. You can set up your first appointment by dialing 310-358-5020 or visiting our contact page. Dr. Towfigh and her outstanding medical staff are looking forward to hearing from you.