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Michael Reinhorn MD

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Expertise
Fastest recovery from Inguinal Hernia Surgery, Pilonidal Disease including Cleft Lift and Laser
Why?
I perform a hernia repair that combines the benefits of laparoscopic and open surgery. Patients have less pain and recover more quickly than those who have traditional open or laparoscopic surgery! I have been in practice for almost 13 years. I have become a specialist in Inguinal Hernia surgery and over the last 7 years i have also become a specialist in the treatment of Pilonidal disease. I teach MGH residents and Tufts Medical students how to diagnose these conditions and how to perform safe surgery. I concentrate on only a few conditions and love what I do. I currently take emergency room call and perform emergency surgery on most abdominal organs as well.
Diseases (optional)
Inguinal Hernia, Pilonidal Disease, Gallstones, Appendicitis, cholelithiasis,
Procedures (optional)
Minimally invasive Inguinal Hernia Repair, Gallbladder surgery, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic procedures. Cleft Lift for Pilonidal
Place of Work
NewtonWellesley Surgeons, Newton Wellesley

Professional

Professional Interest
I am a reviewer for the journal Hernia.I enjoy teaching future surgeons the skills it takes to perform surgery safely.I am the clerkship site director for the 3rd year medical student rotation in surgery in my hospital.I have been treating complicated Pilonidal disease with a Laser with great results for 5 years
Ideal Client
Anyone with an inguinal bulge/hernia that has symptoms. Anyone with gallbladder pain from known stones.People with Pilonidal disease looking for surgical and non surgical treatment.
Specialty
Abdominal Surgery, Board Certified
Type of practice
Small group (3-7)
Current practice
I am in a group practice with 6 surgeons. I perform mostly outpatient hernia and gallbladder surgery. I take emergency room call once per week and do emergency abdominal surgery as needed. I have developed an interest in Laser surgery for Pilonidal disease as a replacment for more traditional surgery
Honors and Awards
Excellence in Teaching award TUSM class of 2013, 2014. Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery at Tufts Clerkship site Director at Newton-Wellesley HospitalDirector One Lowel Board

Education Details

Education
Boston University School of Medicine
Residencies
Boston University Surgical Residency Program

Personal Details

Personal Interest
Swimming, hiking, cooking, enjoying time with my wife and 3 kids
Languages Spoken
Hebrew, English
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Symptoms

Abdomen lump

Right lower quadrant abdominal mass

Constant rightupperquadrant tenderness

Right lower quadrant lump

Right lower quadrant pain

Abdominal pain

Right upper quadrant pain

Diseases

Inguinal Hernia

Hernia Inguinal

Appendicitis

Pilonidal disease

Cholelithiasis (Gallstones)

Gall Bladder Disease (Gallstones)

Umbilical Hernia

Hernia

Laparoscopic Surgery

Cholecystitis (Gallstones)

Medications

Toradol Ketorolac Tromethamine

Procedures

Hernia Repair

Laparoscopic

Appendectomy

laparoscopic

Inguinal Hernia Repair

Preperitoneal

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Kugel Hernia Repair