After training at Washington University, Dr. Symons stayed on as an attending physician working in the Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery. He was the co-director of the Washington University Hernia Center and focused on complex hernia repairs and abdominal wall reconstructions. In this role, Dr. Symons tackled some of the most challenging
abdominal wall surgeries in the Midwest.
After living in the Midwest for 14 years with his wife and three children, he returned to Connecticut, where he grew up, to be closer to family and to be Medical Director of Hernia Surgery for the Stamford Health Medical Group. His areas of clinical expertise include advanced laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, emergency general surgery, trauma surgery, enterocutaneous fistula takedown, care for the critically ill surgical patient and burn and wound management.