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UMBILICAL HERNIA:
An umbilical hernia involves a bulge or pouch that forms in the abdomen around the “belly button”. A section of the intestine or fatty abdominal tissue pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal wall near the belly button. An umbilical hernia may begin as a painless lump in or...

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SINGLE SITE LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY:
Single Site Laparoscopic Surgery is a minimal access technique where only one small, 1.5 inch incision is made in the belly button (umbilicus) to perform a surgery like a gallbladder removal or a hernia repair. Since 2008, Dr. Edelman has performed thousands of t...

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ABOUT DAVID S. EDELMAN, MD, FACS
Dr. Edelman currently practices at Doctor’s Hospital of Coral Gables (a Baptist Health Systems hospital), South Miami Hospital and Surgical Park Center in Kendall. He grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida, and after graduating from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine a...

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ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIAS:
Abdominal wall and incisional hernias present as a bulge in the “stomach” region of the abdomen. Sometimes it is at or near the area of a previous surgical incision. Having a previous “belly” operation can cause a hernia in or near the scar area. While these hernias can oc...

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GROIN PAIN:
The groin is an area of your hip between your stomach and thigh. It is located where your abdomen ends and your legs begin. The groin area has five muscles that work together to move your leg and the pain typically results from an injury caused by physical activity. A pulled or strain...

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ROBOTIC SURGERY: This technology allows Dr. Edelman to work with greater precision using the highest quality optics and hand instruments. Dr. Edelman likes to compare Robotics to going to see a movie in the IMAX experience. It is the same operation as conventional laparoscopy but Robotics is v...

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UMBILICAL HERNIA:
An umbilical hernia involves a bulge or pouch that forms in the abdomen around the “belly button”. A section of the intestine or fatty abdominal tissue pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal wall near the belly button. An umbilical hernia may begin as a painless lump in or...

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SPORTS HERNIAS:
Over the past several years Dr. Edelman has perfected a method of treatment for Sports Hernias. He is well recognized among the sports community and area orthopedic surgeons as being the surgeon best able to diagnose and repair this condition in South Florida. Dr. Edelman has work...

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GALLBLADDER:
A gallbladder attack may feel like a "heart attack" with bloating, gas, and problems with digestion. When you have a gallstone, this blocks the bile the liver produces from entering the digestive tract, and thus directly impacts the digestive process.
Symptoms to look for:
Sudden a...

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Testimonials

a month ago
At the recommendation of an excellent doctor, we met Dr. Edelman and he performed surgery and lymphadenectomy, successful removal of melanoma from my husband inner thigh. Dr. Edelman is an excellent doctor, kind, compassionate, and will take time to answer any questions/explains every detail of illness and wellness care plan. We trust his opinions and medical care 💯. Office staff is wonderful and responsive - very friendly and professional. Blessed to have met Dr. Edelman. Our go to surgeon if the need arises again.
- Jackie M
a month ago
Dr. Edelman is kind and compassionate and has excellent bedside manners. He explains everything and takes his time. He listens and answers any questions or concerns you may have. His office staff is also amazing and kind. I’m happy to have found this doctor.
- Ailed M
3 weeks ago
Delighted to have a doctor who takes the time to explain the entire procedure to you. Doctor Edelman and his staff are amazing! Extremely blessed to have him as my surgeon.
- walter p

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Specializing in Minimal Access (Laparoscopic) Surgery with a significant experience repairing Inguinal Hernias, Umbilical Hernias, Abdominal Wall Hernias, Sports Hernia in Athletes as well as single site (only one tiny incision) removal of Gallbladders and Gallstones. 

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