A hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle. 

Programs + Services

General Gastroenterology Program

Tufts MC gastroenterologists and hepatologists are highly experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide range of gastrointestinal and liver conditions.

Hernia Program

The surgeons at Tufts Medical Center in Boston use minimally invasive techniques to repair hernias.

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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The City of Boston.

200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

Read about our enduring history