Center for Hernia Repair

Welcome to the Center for Hernia Repair located in Sarasota, Florida. Our surgeons specialize only in hernia and hernia related problems.  From inguinal and femoral hernia repair to umbilical, epigastric, and ventral hernia repair – our experience is among the most extensive in the world.  Dr Yunis alone is responsible for repairing over 650 hernias per year.  Laparoscopic and conventional hernia repair techniques are used as part of a customized approach for each individual.  We also specialize in abdominal wall reconstruction, management of  hernia recurrence after previous repair and groin pain after previous hernia surgery.  Dr. Yunis' prior experience as a vascular surgeon allows him to enhance the safety and precision of his hernia repairs and abdominal wall reconstructions.


Hernias can be painful and unsightly and can interfere with enjoyment of daily activities.  There are many options for the management of hernias.  At the Center for Hernia Repair our focus is on choosing the solution that suits you best and performing a surgical repair with critical precision. Solutions can range from watchful waiting to laparoscopic repair to major conventional reconstruction.


Our goal is for a durable hernia repair with rapid return to an active lifestyle.


Read about Dr. Yunis` two-hour hernia repair that saved a North Port man`s life.



Commitment & Patient Care


Our Commitment to You:

To provide the most comfortable and durable hernia repair. This requires accurate hernia diagnosis and a customized approach to repair for each individual according to medical health, age, and physical requirements in their life.

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Your First Visit


Things to know about traveling to our center

I enjoy the art of hernia surgery and offer my services to many who travel from great distances. My only incentive to offer this service is related to my passion for hernia surgery and my compassion for people in need of my help.

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Methods of Hernia Repair


Options for repair are numerous.

Several different hernia repair methods exist for any given hernia.  All of these techniques may have excellent outcomes when performed by surgeons with extensive experience in that particular method.

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