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Comprehensive Hernia Center Faculty

Daniel Eiferman, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Critical Care, Trauma & Burn

Specializes in: All types of hernia repair using either an open technique or laparoscopic or minimally invasive approach with a clinical interest in mesh use (synthetic and biologic) in hernia repair

Contact Dr. Eiferman’s office at: 614-293-6684


Jeffrey Hazey, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in: Open and laparoscopic incisional, ventral, umbilical and inguinal hernia repairs

Contact Dr. Hazey’s office at: 614-293-3346

 


Jeffrey Janis, MD, FACS
Professor of Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Surgery
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery
Chief of Plastic Surgery, University Hospital
Co-Medical Director, Hernia Center

Specializes in: Complex abdominal wall reconstruction, including soft tissue reconstruction using tissue expanders, flaps, grafts, and removal of extra skin

Contact Dr. Janis’ office at: 614-293-8566


Andrei Manilchuk, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in: Conventional laparoscopic ventral hernia repair and complicated abdominal wall reconstruction with minimally invasive and open anterior and posterior component separation, including morbidly obese patients

Contact Dr. Manilchuk’s office at: 614-293-5815


Michael Meara, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in: Open and laparoscopic incisional, ventral, umbilical and inguinal hernia repairs

Contact Dr. Meara’s office at: 614-257-2262

 


Dean Mikami, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery
Co-Medical Director, Hernia Center

Specializes in: All minimally invasive hernia repairs, abdominal wall reconstruction and education and research in hernia repair

Contact Dr. Mikami’s office at: 614-366-6678


Vimal Narula, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in: Open and laparoscopic incisional, ventral, umbilical and inguinal hernia repairs

Contact Dr. Narula’s office at: 614-293-0978

 


Bradley Needleman, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery
Director, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Medical Director, Comprehensive Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery Center

Specializes in: Open and laparoscopic incisional, ventral, umbilical and inguinal hernia repairs

Contact Dr. Needleman’s office at: 614-293-3504


Sabrena Noria, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in: Open and laparoscopic incisional, ventral, umbilical and inguinal hernia repairs

Contact Dr. Noria’s office at: 614-293-0978

 


David Renton, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in: Primarily laparoscopic incisional, ventral, hiatal and inguinal hernias with a focus on sports hernias and hiatal hernias

Contact Dr. Renton’s office at: 614-257-2264
 


Jennifer S. Schwartz, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in: Open and laparoscopic incisional, ventral, umbilical and inguinal hernia repairs

Contact Dr. Schwartz's office at: 614-257-2262

 


Steven Steinberg, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Interim Chair, Department of Surgery
Director, Division of Trauma, Critical Care & Burn

Specializes in: Inguinal hernias, laparoscopic and open ventral hernias and complex abdominal wall reconstructions in concert with Dr. Janis

Contact Dr. Steinberg’s office at: 614-293-3185