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Hernia Institute


Hernia & Abdominal Wall Defect Institute

Our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing all of our patients with quality surgical care using proven and innovative surgical techniques. Our compassionate multilingual staff and surgeons seek to make our patients feel like they have received a “VIP” experience. As hernia specialists, we take pride in successful outcomes and low recurrence rates. We strive to make all of our patients feel welcome as part of the “Premier” family.

Our physicians are highly experienced and skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of hernias, including minimally invasive (Laparoscopic) treatments. These include: 

  • Inguinal Hernias
  • Femoral Hernias
  • Epigastric and Umbilical Hernias
  • Incisional Hernias
  • Recurrent Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernias
  • Incisionless Fundoplication (Esophyx Procedure for GERD)
  • Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernias
  • Suprapubic Hernias
  • Spigelian Hernias
  • Complex Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Laparoscopic Component Separation
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair.
  • Chronic Pain Following Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Removal of Mesh and Mesh Plugs
  • Sportsmans Hernias

Dr. Kaufman serves on numerous medical journal editorial boards, for their expertise in diagnosis and treatment of hernias. The doctors also participate in clinical trials related to these conditions.

We specialize in multiple recurrent hernias, workers compensation, motor vehicle injuries cases and have repaired many treatment failures referred from other hernia surgeons.

Our physicians use the latest techniques and materials for repair of hernias including synthetic and biological meshes. They are also skilled in tissue-only hernia repairs, including the Shouldice, McVay, and Desarda techniques. Due to their specialized training, our practice is requested both locally and nationally.


Premier Surgical
525 NJ-70 East, Suite 1B
Brick, NJ 08723
Phone: 732-262-1600
Fax: 732-262-1606

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