Dr Iraniha Hernia repair during gallbladder surgery by Dr. Iraniha

Is it safe to repair hernia during gall bladder surgery?

This question is a very controversial topic in general surgery and coming up with one right answer for all situations is impossible and incorrect. Therefore, let`s evaluate different scenarios and situations. One major rule is, that in the presence of infection whether in the area of the hernia or in the remote location, repairing of the hernia with permanent mesh is not advised.


Dr. Iraniha TAPP Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh

Dr. Iraniha Robotic assisted TAPP ventral hernia repair with mesh

For a long time, repairing the ventral hernia and diastasis recti required open surgical intervention with large mid-line abdominal incision, creation of large skin flap to approximate the mid-line muscle structures and reinforce the closure with mesh. That was associated with severe post-operative pain, long recovery, large mid-line scar and more potential for wound complications.


Dr. Iraniha - Orange County Hernia Surgeon

Dr iraniha introduction

I am Dr. Andrew Iraniha, Robotic, Laparoscopic, and General surgeon. I earned my medical degree from Tehran University in Iran. Then I spent 6 years of general surgery training at Harbor-UCLA and UCI Medical Center in Southern California and graduated in year 2000. Since then I have been in private practice in Orange County, California.…


Dr. Iraniha- Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

Dr Iraniha – What is Laparoscopic?

What is Laparoscopic? Laparoscopic surgery is performing the surgical task with special instruments and guidance of a camera through small abdominal incisions. The idea is to minimize the trauma of the surgical procedure by eliminating the large abdominal wall incision compare to conventional open surgery. By minimizing the trauma of the abdominal wall incision, we…


Biliary Dyskinesia by Dr. Iraniha

Biliary Dyskinesia, true or false?

Is Biliary Dyskinesia, true or false? More than 10% of patients with gallbladder disease have negative ultrasound with no evidence of gall stones. Most of these patients suffer biliary dyskinesia and unfortunately do not get diagnosed for a long time or undergo medical management with little or no response. Biliary dyskinesia is a functional disease…


Robotic Surgery - Surgical Oasis Institute

Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery eliminating the laparoscopic limitations. Robotic surgery has introduced a very attractive alternative for minimally invasive surgery by eliminating the laparoscopic limitations. The dual camera system allows better visualization and restores the surgeon’s depth of vision. The wristed instrumentations also allow the better access and more precise dissection especially during complex surgical procedures. The…


Dr Iraniha Robotic Surgery Hernia Repair - Surgical Oasis Institute

Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr Iraniha – Laparoscopic Surgery. For many years since I started my practice in August of 2000, I have been doing advanced and complex laparoscopic procedures. Laparoscopic surgery is performing the surgical task with special instruments and guidance of a camera through small abdominal incisions. The idea is to minimize the trauma of the surgical…


Surgical Oasis Intitute

NEWS: New Healthcare System in Orange County

Press Release: New Healthcare System in Orange County Arrives with Surgical Oasis FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: ANDREW S. IRANIHA, M.D., F.A.C.S. Company: SURGICAL OASIS Website: http://www.surgicaloasis.com/ Address: 496 Old Newport Blvd., Ste 2 Newport Beach, CA 92663 Email Address: info@surgicaloasis.com Tel. No.: (949) 646-8444 Fax No.: (949) 646-8388 The new health care system in Orange…


Dr. Iraniha Robotic Surgery Expert

A Clinical Report Of 100 Inguinal Hernia Repairs

Feasibility, safety, and reproducibility of robotic assisted TAPP inguinal hernia repair: a clinical report of 100 inguinal hernia repairs Andrew S. Iraniha, M.D., F.A.C.S. Newport Beach, California, USA Purpose: Conventional laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair is an established alternative to open hernia repair given equivalent outcomes and decreased post-operative pain and faster recovery. It is,…


Dr Iraniha - Surgical Oasis Institure

TAPP Inguinal Hernia Repair

Technical modifications for robotic assisted TAPP inguinal hernia repair Andrew S. Iraniha, MD, FACS ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: Laparoscopic TAPP inguinal hernia repair remains a technically challenging procedure requiring advanced laparoscopic skills with prolonged surgeon learning curve. The robotic system has the potential to overcome these challenges. However, due to cost and the length of operation, using…