(510) 793-2404
Your Guide to Understanding Sports Hernias and the
 Medical Treatment of
 Sports Hernias
by William Brown, MD
Advanced Medical Treatment for Sports Related Hernias

Success Stories

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I Feel Great

Hi Dr Brown,

I wanted to tell you how appreciative I am that you did my hernia surgery. I feel great and the scar is hardly noticeable. I hope that you had a nice Christmas.


Thank You For Your Professionalism

Thank you for your kind professionalism and exceptional follow up. Our sincere wishes for a very happy Holiday Season for you and your family.

Best regards

Dear Dr. Brown,
Thanks for Everything!

I Can Carry My Daughter Again

Good evening Doc!Success Story

I just want to say thank you once again!!
I have left good reviews wherever I could find you.
My life has been back to normal thanks to you.
Here is a pic carrying my daughter something I thought I wouldn’t be able to do again without pain.
May you keep helping other people!

Merry Christmas!!!

Felt So Good To Return To Work!

Dear Dr. Brown,

I returned to work today and felt pretty good. My 6th graders were thrilled to have me back. I used to feel the pain of that small hernia pushing down under after wearing jeans all day; it felt great to not experience that pain now. I didn’t realize the discomfort and pain I had been tolerating all these years. I couldn’t have had a better hernia repair.

Thank you for being available and compassionate during every step of my recovery process. I am grateful everyday as I’m now able to be fully present for my kids at home and at work without the hernia pain being in the background.

R. R.
Middle School Teacher

Pursuing My Passion Once Again

The Trouble with Hernia Mesh

It started out as a sports hernia which was misdiagnosed as prostatitis. A CT scan in ER eventually determined that I had two inguinal hernias and an umbilical incisional hernia (2.5-3cm). Despite my request the surgeon used a mesh on the left inguinal and the umbilical hernias as overlays with open surgery. Within 6 weeks both meshes partially tore off. Upon tearing, the inguinal mesh began to rub against the spermatic cord. This required convalescence with at most two 20 minute walks per day. The testicular pain would begin at 10 minutes into the walk and increase until it became unbearable at 20 minutes and would require laying flat on the back the rest of the day.

This went on for 3 months until I found a hernia specialist in Los Angeles. The new surgeon found that the umbilical hernia mesh had partially opened with…

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William Brown, MD
Sports Hernia Specialist

Dr. Brown has been performing sports hernia surgeries and providing specialized rehabilitation programs since 1999.

His clients include the San Jose Sharks, San Jose Sabercats and the San Jose Earthquakes sports teams as well as athletes from the NFL, AFL, NBA, NBL and the United States Soccer League. Athletes from all over the United States as well as from 15 foreign countries have sought out Dr. Brown's expertise.

Locations: (Fremont is the Main Office)

Fremont Office:
39470 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (510) 793-2404
Fax: (510) 793-1320

Monterey Office:
1011 Cass Street, Suite 115
Monterey, CA 93940

Palo Alto Office:
151 Forest Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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