Is robotic hernia surgery right for you?

Living East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Hernias are very common. More than 1 million abdominal wall hernia repairs are performed in the U.S. each year. There are different methods for repairing a hernia. Today, General Surgeon Dr. David Schutter of Premier Surgical in Knoxville explains what “robotically-assisted hernia repair” is, and help dispel some of the mystery around this newer surgical technique.

If you have a hernia that’s painful or interfering with your quality of life, Dr. Schutter and the other General Surgeons at Premier Surgical are experts in repairing simple and complex hernias. Visit to request an appointment or to learn more about hernia repair.

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