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  • Surgery Preparation Checklist & After Surgery Recovery Plan 6/19/2019

    Surgery can be a challenging prospect. Here is our surgery preparation checklist to help guide you through all surgery stages, from pre-surgery to recovery.

  • Are Hernias Painful? 6/10/2019

    Does pain come to mind when you hear the word “hernia?” There are a lot of misconceptions about hernia pain. Find out more about if a hernia is painful.

  • Steve's Hernia Story 6/10/2019

    Steve didn’t let three hernias get in the way of his passions. Stamford Health’s Hernia Center made sure he had a smooth hernia repair and recovery. Read Steve's story.

  • Prevention and Treatment of Lymphedema 3/27/2019
  • Life After Spinal Surgery 3/20/2019

    Get back to the activities you enjoy most after back surgery with a few simple tips from Dr. Taddonio

  • Do Hernias Go Away? 3/1/2019

    For some of us, hernias can be a nuisance. Do hernias go away on their own? They don't. Find out what you can do to repair a hernia.

  • What is a Hernia? Types of Hernias & Risk Factors 10/2/2018

    A hernia is a hole in the abdominal fascia, or the strong connective tissue upon which your muscles sit. Learn more about types of hernias and risk factors

  • Inside the Mind of A Heart Surgeon 6/4/2018

    Piano performance and open heart surgery have more in common than you think. Learn how Dr. Michael Coady translates his love of music into the operating room.

  • Giovanna’s Story: Spinal Fusion Surgery 4/19/2018

    Giovanna is an active mom. When she began to experience severe sciatica as a result of a herniated disc, she knew something more "drastic" had to be done.

  • Surgical Wand’s RFI Technology 3/17/2016

    In January of 2015 Stamford Hospital Surgical Services developed a protocol for the use of the newest technology, RF scanning, for all surgical patients to ensure advanced detection of potential retained surgical items.