How to make a diagnosis?

To make the diagnosis of a sports hernia I rely mainly on the history that the patient gives to me and a careful physical examination. Occasionally I order an MRI to help with the diagnosis. In Europe and Australia, ultrasound is used extensively to help make the diagnosis of a sports hernia, but I truly believe that a careful physical exam is the best diagnostic test.

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.

Location:
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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