Chat With a Doctor: Chronic Abdominal Pain

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about chronic abdominal pain? Bruce Vrooman, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Pain Management, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Tuesday, August 21, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be part … Read More

Do You Need Hernia Surgery?

Have you been told you need hernia surgery? Don’t worry. Most hernia surgeries today are done on an out-patient basis, and are minimally invasive and low-risk. Surgeon Diya Alaedeen, MD, FACS, Director of the Hernia Center at Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute, says hernia surgery is “very common, and risks are very minimal.” With both … Read More