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Take Charge of Your Health this Movember

Listen up guys, this blog is for you. Its #Movember. You know, that month where all the bros don’t shave. Well it’s kind of more than just that. Movember is all about bringing awareness to men’s health issues, and getting men to take control of their health. The Surgery Group of Los Angeles wants to spend some time discussing the men’s health issues we work to combat everyday. 

Men can often neglect their health, failing to complete…

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Souther California Super Doctors 2019
Dr. Ellenhorn and Dr. Nasseri honored as 2019 Souther California Super Doctors

The Surgery Group of Los Angeles is incredibly honored to have both Dr. Joshua Ellenhorn and Dr. Yosef Nasseri included on the 2019 Southern California Super Doctors list. Dr. Ellenhorn and Dr. Nasseri are part of  only 5 percent of physicians within Southern California who are given this honor.

The Selection Process:

The selection process for Super Doctors is a rigorous multi-step process designed to identify healthcare providers who…

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What is an Inguinal Hernia?

An Inguinal Hernia occurs when a patient’s tissue pokes through a weak spot in the abdominal wall. This protrusion can prove to be incredibly painful especially when partaking in everyday activities like coughing, bending down, and lifting heavy objects.

Individuals suffering from an inguinal hernia can experience a bulge over the pubic bone which becomes more evident when standing, or whilst coughing. This bulge can cause sufferers to feel…

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How to Tell if your Hernia needs to be Repaired

So you felt a lump in your groin or near your belly button, and after a quick internet search, you’ve pretty much concluded that it’s a hernia. What, exactly, does that mean for you? Will it cause problems in your everyday life? And what will happen if you decide not to get surgery? The answers to these questions depend on a variety of factors.

A hernia is here are a few different types of hernia. The most common types include:

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Misconceptions about Surgical Mesh for Hernia Repair

Men are more likely than their female counterparts to develop a Hernia in their lifetime. A Hernia occurs when tissue or organs can protrude from the abdominal wall creating a palpable lump in the area. Male patients, especially ones with busy work schedules, can let their Hernias remain untreated. Men who deal with a Hernia can live normal lives leaving it untreated. However, Hernia’s can create discomfort and, when large enough, can disrupt…

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