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Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical Hernia
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An umbilical hernia is a weakness that develops in the middle of the belly button (which we call the umbilicus) and typically what you see as a bulge coming out from the belly button. People often like to call this an "outie", but an outie really is an umbilical hernia.

Doctor Profile

Kai Nishi, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery

  • Board Certified bariatric surgeon in Trauma Services and Surgical Intensive Care at Cedars-Sinai
  • Formerly the Assistant Director of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery
  • One of the principal investigators of the FDA trials on a new procedure called TOGA (incision-less weight loss surgery), and is one of only a handful of surgeons in the U.S. who have performed this procedure

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