Top Hernia Surgeons In Los Angeles
At Hernia Center Los Angeles, we have assembled an extraordinary group of best hernia surgeons Los Angeles has available: outstanding in their fields, with multiple specialties and a combined set of surgical skills that is unsurpassed in the Los Angeles metro area. Whether you require a simple hernia repair, a complex second surgery, or would like to pair your hernia surgery with another procedure, our staff of expert hernia surgeons can easily meet your needs. We’d like you to meet them.
Lead Hernia Surgeon
Leslie Memsic, M.D.
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
A recognized leader in hernia repair surgery, Dr. Memsic has over 25 years of experience in repairing both simple and highly complex hernias; she is the go-to hernia surgeon in Los Angeles, sought out by patients and physicians. Dr. Memsic is a thoughtful, experienced hernia surgeon who is cherished by her peers and patients alike.
She is the recipient of numerous honors including Top doctor, Top surgeon, Top Oncologist, Most Compassionate Doctor and Patient’s Choice award (accolades given to only three percent of physicians nationally.)
Not every hernia is alike, it is important that your condition is properly diagnosed and treated.
Some hernias involve nerves, intestines and extensive scar tissue. These complex cases require a hernia specialist with advanced skills, knowledge and experience. Dr. Memsic is adept in handling even the most delicate, complex hernia cases. She carefully tailors each procedure and treatment to your specific condition and diagnosis and she specializes in tiny incisions, so that your repair can be almost invisible! Dr. Memsic stays current on all new developments in the field of hernia repair, you can rest assured that you are getting the best, most advanced hernia surgery in Los Angeles.
In addition to expertise in hernia repair, Dr. Memsic performs gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, endocrine and soft tissue tumor resections; she is also a surgical oncologist and performs minimal-scar mastectomies. Despite a busy practice, Dr. Memsic continues to author numerous scientific articles and abstracts, contributing to her industry’s sphere of knowledge.
Dr. Memsic received her medical degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and completed her residency in general surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine. She went on to complete a fellowship in liver transplantation at UCLA, as well as a fellowship in surgical oncology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Member: American College of Surgeons, American Hernia Society, Los Angeles Surgical Society, The Association of Women Surgeons and the Society of Oncologic Surgeons.
Lisa Cassileth, M.D.
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Hernia specialist Dr. Lisa Cassileth, one of the few female plastic surgeons Beverly Hills & Los Angeles has available, bringing her patients impeccable surgical techniques, an artist's aesthetic vision, and an essential feminine perspective.
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Cassileth makes certain that the results of her hernia surgeries include an improved aesthetic for the patient in addition to a repair that lasts. As one of the best hernia surgeons in Los Angeles, she is most often asked to perform a ventral hernia repair or an umbilical hernia surgery, particularly in female patients who acquired their hernias as a result of pregnancy or weight gain, as well as incisional hernias for a wide variety of patients. Her thorough approach to hernia surgery means that her patients do not experience recurrence of the hernia or other problems from the surgery.
In addition to performing surgeries for epigastric hernia repiar and other kinds hernias, Dr. Cassileth routinely performs a wide range of plastic surgery procedures to enhance and refine the face, breasts and body.
Doctor Cassileth completed her surgical training at the University of Pennsylvania's exceptional plastic surgery program. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Cassileth is the Clinical Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she trains and mentors surgical residents, and she is an Assistant Clinical professor at UCLA.
Dr. Cassileth lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their three children.
Member: American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons, Los Angeles County Medical Association, California Medical Association
Philanthropy: Doctor Cassileth loves to give back to the community and is on the Advisory Boards for non-profits, Fertile Action and Children Mending Hearts.
Media: Dr. Drew, The Doctors (CBS), Extra, Dr. 90210, Rachel Ray, ET, Fox News, Discovery Health (Discovery), Women Docs (Lifetime), KTLA Morning Show
Print: Elle Magazine, California Style Magazine
If you are in need of a hernia repair, don’t wait. Our hernia surgeons here at Hernia Center Los Angles have earned a reputation as the go-to hernia specialists in Los Angeles. Schedule an appointment at our comfortable, state-of-the-art surgical facility.