The HERNIA Center at Association of South Bay Surgeons

The HERNIA Center at  Association of South Bay Surgeons  

Abdominal wall hernias are one of the most common surgical conditions. 27% of men and 3% of women will develop groin hernias over their lifetime.

Other types of hernias include femoral, epigastric, umbilical, incisional, Spigelian, para-stomal and obturator.

Indications for surgery include pain relief and prevention of incarceration.

Repair of hernias will provide immediate relief of symptoms and permanent improvement in quality of life for patients.

In the past, hernia repair was fraught with significant risk of recurrence. In the modern era new techniques and mesh have made surgery highly successful. Most hernias can be repaired in the outpatient setting allowing minimal time off work and other activities.

Hernias can be repaired with the conventional open surgery, laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery.

The surgeons at the Association of South Bay Surgeons have extensive experience in all hernia types and repairs.

Each patient will be carefully evaluated to tailor the correct operation to each patient's medical and personal needs.

We at ASBS look forward to evaluating and treating your patients.

Call us at: 310-373-6864 for a consultation appointment

Steven D. Fisher, M.D., FACS

General, Breast and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery


Boston University

Bachelor of Arts, 1972

Boston, MA

Boston University School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine, 1972

Boston, MA


Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

General Surgery, 1972-1973

Torrance, CA


Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

General Surgery, 1973-1977

Torrance, CA


City of Hope National Medical Center

Surgical Oncology, 1977-1978

Duarte, CA

Certifications / Memberships:

American Board of Surgery

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

American Society of Breast Surgeons

Society of Surgical Oncology

Steven D. Fisher, M.D., FACS General, Breast and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

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