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Dr. Jacob and The International Hernia Collaboration Group mentioned in General Surgery News

As part of General Surgery News’ Extended Hernia Coverage, writer Christina Frangou did a piece on the International Hernia Collaboration Group on Facebook.  Some selected quotes: In an effort to help optimize outcomes, an American hernia surgeon launched a Facebook group designed to facilitate global collaboration and feedback among all surgeons, physicians, pain specialists, radiologists, …

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Hernia Surgeon Embraces Facebook to Optimize Patient Outcomes

Last month, I was fortunate enough to meet Mr. Dave Kerpen who is the CEO and Founder of Likeable Media – an online social media marketing firm.  Also the author of the New York Times best seller “Likeable Social Media” and (as if that wasn’t enough), now my new favorite book entitled “Likeable Business“, Dave has a mastery …

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Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Course at AHS 2012

Dr. Jacob thanks the international faculty (representing 14 countries!) who helped teach the laparoscopic inguinal hernia course at the 2012 meeting of the American Hernia Society.

Dr. Jacobs Presentation at SAGES 2011

Watch Dr. Jacob deliver an invited 12-minute presentation, Laparoscopic vs. Open Debate: What is the BEST Practice? – TEP, at the SAGES international surgery meeting in April, 2011 as it was given to over 500 surgeons. The topic of this lecture was choosing the optimal type of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair to perform in various different scenarios, as well …

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