Vietnamese Star Athlete Benefits From Sports Hernia Surgery

I was invited to Vietnam in early June by the National Soccer Team to care for their star athlete Nguyen Van Len. He needed surgery but could not get a visa to the United States. The operation was performed on June 10, 2010. He has done very well and is already back in rehab and starting to play soccer.

After surgery, there was a news conference at which all the major Vietnamese television stations were present. The operation itself was televised on the nightly news.

While in Vietnam I also operated on six other Vietnamese athletes, including Nguyen Thi Nu their star 400m sprinter. The local newspaper called me a neurosurgeon (I am a general surgeon); I need to work on my Vietnamese. I have been invited to return to Vietnam in August.

I look forward to caring for more of the Vietnamese athletes. And to share my surgical knowledge.

William Brown, MD
Hernia Specialist

Dr. Brown has been repairing inguinal hernias for over 30 years, taking care of Athletes with Sports Hernia injuries since 1999.  Dr. Brown has been taking care of patients with complications from mesh for so long that his hair is gray. Luckily he still has some hair.

His patients include players from the San Jose Sharks and the San Jose Earthquakes as well as athletes from the NFL, AFL, NBA, and the local college teams. As well as Athletes from 15 foreign countries.

Fremont Office
William H. Brown, M.D.
39470 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 793-2404
Fax: (510) 793-1320

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