Shirin Towfigh, MD

Shirin Towfigh, MD, is an associate professor of surgery and a faculty surgeon in the division of general surgery and the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is a nationally recognized leader in hernia surgery, including advanced laparoscopic surgery and complex hernia repair, and serves on the board of directors of the American Hernia Society and the editorial board of the journal Hernia.

Diseases & Conditions

Could You Have a Hidden Hernia?

Special from HealthyWoman from Bottom Line December 22, 2011 Imagine living for years with debilitating pelvic pain that often worsens…

Diseases & Conditions

Help for Hernias

Q. My doctor diagnosed a hernia in my abdomen but said that I don’t need treatment. I barely feel it.…

Women's Health

Could You Have a Hidden Hernia?

Imagine living for years with debilitating pelvic pain that often worsens when you exercise, stand for a while or bend…