Hernia Initiatives

Dr. Mahesh Rao reached out for unachieved standards of both open and Endoscopic hernia treatment. He understood the need of various initiatives in this surgical segment and subsequently worked towards it. Some of his major medical initiatives in the field of surgical treatment of Hernia in India are as follows.

  • Dr. Rao with the core-group of experts from all over the country, formulated guidelines and recommendations for Minimal Access Surgery, Endoscopic hernia surgery and obesity in India.
  • Formulated Consensus Guidelines for Endohernia Surgery (monograph that outlines the best available practice guidelines in Endohernia groin surgery.