Hernia Surgery at Oaks Hospital
The Oaks Hospital Hernia Centre offers a comprehensive service
from diagnosis to surgery for patients who are experiencing hernia
symptoms. Depending on each patient’s individual needs they will
have access to the services of a Consultant Surgeon specialising in
hernia repair surgery, supported by nursing staff dedicated to
providing focused and individualised attention and the highest
possible standards of care. The service benefits from the expertise
and experience of Consultant Surgeons who are committed to using
the latest techniques including laparoscopic (key-hole) surgery and
conventional (open) surgery.
Excellence in Laparoscopic Surgery
Colchester has a national and international reputation for
pioneering laparoscopic surgery and is widely acknowledged as a
centre of excellence in this field. We have a number of expert
Laparoscopic Surgeons practicing at the Oaks Hospital who
provide the best and most up to date treatments available.
How to access hernia surgery at Oaks Hospital
The first step is to obtain a referral to the Oaks Hospital
Hernia Centre from your GP. This enables your consultant to gain as
much insight into your medical history as possible.
During your initial consultation a complete medical history will be
taken. You will undergo a thorough clinical examination and your
surgeon will discuss options in treating your hernia.
For information on how to make an appointment with one of our
Consultant General Surgeons or if you have any further
questions about the Oaks Hospital Hernia Centre please contact
our Hospital Services Advisers on 01206 753
245 or fill out the online form.
What is a hernia?