DR. V. TIRU & DR. DIANE SHIH

YOUR EXPERIENCED GENERAL SURGEONS ~ YORKTOWNE MEDICAL CENTRE

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Medically Speaking: No Mesh Hernia Repair

Dr Vasudevan Tiruchelvam is interviewed on Medically Speaking by Dr. Catherine Bene about the diagnosis and repair of hiatal hernias.

  

SPECIALTIES

Dr. Tiru has a special interest in repairing inguinal hernias without the use of mesh.

Dr. Tiru’s and Dr. Shih’s specialties include:

  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder, Hernia, Colon, Appendix, Reflux, and Spleen Surgeries
  • Benign and Malignant Disease of the Breast
  • Benign and Malignant Disease of the Colon and Rectum
  • Benign and Malignant Disease of the Skin
  • Benign and Malignant Disease of the Thyroid
  • Pilonidal Cysts
  • Insertion of ports for chemotherapy
  • Colonoscopies and Upper Endoscopy
  • Hemorrhoids

Dr. Tiru specializes in no mesh inguinal hernia repair. Through a specialized technique your inguinal hernia can be repair by using your own tissue instead of using a piece of mesh. This technique was popularized at the Shouldice Clinic in Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Shih has a special interest in endoscopy; colonoscopies and EGD’s.

The office has its own ultrasound machine and an ultrasound can be completed at the time of your visit to assist in further assessment of your symptoms.

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SMALL PRACTICE FEEL WITH BIG TIME TECHNOLOGY
Dr. Tiru and Dr. Shih are independent physicians in their own practice setting. That means personal attention, and cost conscious care.

QUICK TURNAROUND & LOWER COST
We understand the pain and discomfort you may be in and try our best to get you in within 24 – 48 hours.

We participate with most Major Insurances. Please contact us if you have insurance questions.

ABOUT OUR PHYSICIANS
Dr. Tiru and Dr. Shih are general surgeons, both are board certified in general surgery.

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