Concierge Hernia & Weight Loss Surgery

IN NEW YORK CITY

HERNIA PROCEDURES

CHRONIC PAIN &
GROIN INJURIES

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

Known For Our Expertise

Chosen For Our Compassion

Dr. Brian Jacob is an American Board Certified minimally invasive general and bariatric surgeon who is passionate about hernia repair and weight loss surgery.

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Dr Brian Jacob

Brian Jacob, MD, FACS

Dr. Brian Jacob is an internationally recognized hernia, chronic pain, and weight loss surgeon in New York City. For 10 consecutive years, he has been selected as one of the best hernia surgeons in NYC by The New York Times Magazine, and is listed by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in New York Magazine as a Top Doctor (2012 - 2021). Over the past decade, Dr. Jacob has performed thousands of hernia procedures, and he has devoted the majority of his career to treating hernias and groin pain, with a goal of offering his patients an optimized outcome and uneventful rapid recovery.

Dr. Jacob can discuss hernia treatment options, recovery plans, and the types of complications as well as the (low) risk rate. Please use the button below to contact Dr. Jacob and make an appointment to discuss your hernia.

SLEEVE

Gastrectomy

Dr. Brian Jacob is an internationally recognized weight loss surgeon who initially learned how to perform the sleeve gastrectomy in 2003 after training with Dr. Michel Gagner, who actually is the original pioneer of the sleeve gastrectomy procedure itself! Over the past 17 years, Dr. Jacob has since performed over 1,000 sleeve gastrectomies with outstanding outcomes. In fact, the sleeve gastrectomy is one of the most common procedures that Dr. Jacob performs.

CHRONIC

Pain

Dr. Jacob is regarded by peers as one of the top surgeons in the United States to help work-up, diagnose, and treat chronic pain in the groin and pelvis, including pain after hernia repairs or sports injuries. Dr. Brian Jacob has extensive experience with hernia mesh removal and chronic pain treatment procedures in New York City.

INGUINAL

Hernia

Dr. Brian Jacob is an internationally recognized hernia surgeon in New York City. A hernia occurs when some adipose tissue or part of an organ protrudes abnormally through a small or large hole in the abdominal wall. An inguinal hernia is named for its location and is often called a groin hernia. For 8 consecutive years, Dr. Jacob has been selected as one of the best hernia surgeons in NYC by The New York Times Magazine.

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What Happens if a Hernia is Left Untreated?

There are many ways someone can develop a hernia. Hernias occur when an organ breaks through the muscle or tissue wall that was holding it in place. Most happen in the abdomen between the chest and hip area, but can also appear in the upper thigh and groin area as well. Most people can tell when they have a hernia ...
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Ventral Hernias

Hernias are named after the location where they occur. For instance, and umbilical hernia occurs in or near the belly button. A ventral hernia occurs in the abdominal wall, as the word ventral refers to the abdomen. Ventral hernias occur along the vertical center of the abdominal wall. They are also called incisional hernias, as they often occur at the ...
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