Ventral Hernia

A hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle. Most hernias are in the abdomen. With a ventral hernia (or epigastric hernia), part of the intestines protrude through the abdominal muscles located between the chest and belly button.

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Body Sculpting Program

The Body Sculpting Plastic Surgery Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston performs body sculpting procedures to help patients look and feel better by removing loose skin and fat.
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Daniel N. Driscoll, MD, FACS

Daniel N. Driscoll, MD, FACS

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Plastic Surgeon; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5600
Fax #: 617-636-9095

Cosmetic surgery of the face and body, breast reconstruction, body contouring after massive weight loss, pediatric plastic surgery, posttraumatic and post-oncologic reconstruction, burn reconstruction

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