Selecting a Hospital for Hernia Surgery

Know What to Look For

Selecting the right doctor and hospital for surgery is an important decision and fortunately a wealth of information is available to help you feel comfortable with your choice. According to a recent article in Consumer Reports, the following factors are most important:

I. Experience
Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital is the leader in Oakland County in performing outpatient minimally invasive or laparoscopic hernia surgery. In the last five years, our surgeons have performed more outpatient cases than any other hospital in the county. As a result, patients feel confident they’re selecting physicians and a hospital with the most experience handling this type of surgery.

II. Board Certification
One hundred percent of the surgeons at the Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Hernia Center are board certified. Most hospitals can’t say that.

III. Awards
Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital is one of only two percent of hospitals in the nation to have earned the well-known “Leapfrog” award for safety and quality. This elite ranking is based on the processes we have developed that keep our patients safe and ensure the best possible outcomes.

IV. Best Practices
We are proud to have received U.S.News & World Report’s regional rankings in seven clinical areas including the area that includes hernia surgery. Huron Valley- Sinai Hospital is recognized in several areas, including (but not limited to) its reputation, patient volume, nursing and patient services.

V. Satisfied Customers
National surveys show patients consistently rate our ambulatory surgery program in the 99th percentile for customer satisfaction.


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