Category Archives: Hernia Repair Surgery

Open hernia repair vs. laparoscopic hernia repair: What’s the difference?

Hernia repair surgery is a treatment option for patients with hernias painful enough to affect their everyday lives. A hernia is when internal tissue protrudes through a weakness in the surrounding muscle. They aren’t always harmful, but hernias won’t go away without surgery. During hernia repair surgery, a surgeon gently pushes the organ or other […]

How much does hernia repair surgery cost?

Depending on the type of hernia surgery you get — open or laparoscopic — where you have your surgery done, and whether you have health insurance, the cost of your hernia repair could range from $3,900 to $12,500. Below, learn more about the factors that affect the cost of open hernia repair surgery and laparoscopic […]