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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Hernia repair and abdominoplasty

    Is it feasible to have these surgeries performed together? Is it recommended to have a plastic surgeon do the abdominoplasty?
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    Dr Jason Wong

    Bariatric (Obesity) Surgeon, General Surgeon, Laparoscopic Surgeon, Upper GI Surgeon (Abdominal)

    Jason Wong is a skilled Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon with expertise in sleeve and gastric bypass surgery, gallbladder, hernia, endoscopic pilonidal, antireflux and emergency general … View Profile

    It certainly depends on the nature of the hernia, location of the hernia, technique to be used to repair the hernia, current body composition, smoker or not and surgeon's experience.

    There are many surgeons who perform complex hernia surgeries as open surgery who may perform a type of abdominoplasty at the same time depending on the incision that is utilised.

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