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  • Shouldice repair in Washington state

    Posted by SnowBall on January 9, 2017 at 8:37 pm

    Is there a Shouldice repair practitioner in Washington state? Or a practitioner of the old fashioned stitch hernia repair that would be recommended?

    The “hernia clinics” I have inquired with all use a “one size fits all” approach and only practice laparoscopy. I’m sure that works fine for many but that is not my first preference.

    Thanks.

    drtowfigh replied 7 years, 1 month ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • drtowfigh

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    January 9, 2017 at 8:49 pm

    Shouldice repair in Washington state

    I don’t know of any in Washington State.
    You can call up some of the doctors based on their participation in the American Hernia Society: https://americanherniasociety.org/find-a-surgeon/

    In Oregon, can try Dr. Robert Martindale.

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