Hiatal Hernia Surgeries + Repair Doctors | Wellstar Bariatrics | Georgia

Hiatal Hernia Repair

A hiatal hernia is when part of your stomach goes beyond the diaphragm and seeps into the chest cavity. A hiatal hernia can cause discomfort and acid reflux and GERD side effects. Medications can be used to eliminate the side effects, but in severe cases, surgery will be required. 

During a hiatal hernia repair, practitioners will adjust the placement of the stomach back into the abdomen. In addition, the opening into the diaphragm will be created smaller to prevent this mishap from happening again. Depending on the severity of the hernia, surgeons might also reconstruct the esophageal sphincter and removal additional hernia sacs. 

If you’d like to learn more, contact us today!

Our Locations

Dr. Menachery Practice

1700 Hospital South Drive
Suite 202
Austell, GA 30106
(770) 944-7818

4441 Atlanta Road SE
Suite 312
Smyrna, GA 30080
(470) 956-4200

Dr. Jean-Pierre Practice

55 Whitcher Street
Suite 410
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 919-7050

Dr. Major Practice

1600 Vernon Road
Suite A
LaGrange, GA 30240

106 Lukken Industrial Drive W
LaGrange, GA 30240
(706) 880-7450