Preoperative Sports Hernia Instructions

Seven Days Before Surgery

The Day Before Surgery

  • Do not eat or drink anything after 10 PM.
  • The anesthesiologist may call.
  • Shower and scrub your skin with Hibiclens

The Morning of Surgery

  • Do not eat or drink anything.
  • You may take your usual medications with a sip of water.
  • Shower and scrub your skin with Hibiclens
  • Brush your teeth to decrease the bacteria in your mouth.
  • Bring a list of your medications and allergies.
  • Wear loose clothes.
  • You will need a responsible adult to drive you home (not a taxi).

Do not hesitate to contact Dr. Brown if you have questions by email or call 510 793 2404.

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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