Hernia Center of Utah

Worried
You Have A
Hernia?

A quick phone call is all it takes to see if you can end the pain from your hernia. Talk to one of our hernia specialists now!

Find Out if Surgery Could Improve Your Quality of Life Today

Why Choose Our Hernia Surgeons?

Immediate relief of your hernia pain.

Fast hernia surgery recovery.

Quick return to everyday activity.

Low-risk hernia surgery.

Experts in advanced surgical techniques.

Devoted specificially to hernia surgery and repair for over ## years with ## surgeries of experience.

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Do You Have A Hernia?

There are many different types of hernias. Pain in your groin? It may be an inguinal hernia. Had stomach surgery? It may be an incisional hernia. Bad Heartburn? It may be a hiatal hernia.

Do Have a Bulge in Your Stomach?

Several hernias are associated with the stomach. If you are experiencing pain, nausea, swelling, and aching, hernia surgery could be the answer, but first you should get a consultation.

Do You Have Bad Heartburn?

Hernias are also associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Other symptoms can include difficulty swallowing foods and drinks, or chest pain. Surgery could be the answer to relieving these symptoms, but first you should consult a surgeon.

Still Not Sure if You Have a Hernia?

If you are experiencing any of the above hernia symptoms, and wish to end them once and for all, surgery may be your answer. Contact us below or call now to schedule a consultation with one of our hernia specialists.

Are You a Candidate for Surgery to Fix a Hernia?

The first step to fix your hernia is knowing whether or not surgery is an option.

What happens during the phone consultation?

A lot of people just want to know if the doctor or the facility where we treat hernias is in or out of network. We will take care of that for you.

Our staff can discuss the types of hernia surgeries we offer and any other parts of the program so you can see if we are right fit for you before you schedule a visit with one of our surgeons.

We can discuss our telemedicine platform we are offering now to make the visit easier, more convenient and safer for you.

We can find out more about you and your history ahead of time to streamline your visit.

The Consequences of an Untreated Hernia

If hernias go untreated, they may lead to more pain, swelling, acid reflux, nausea, stomach or groin pain, and increased discomfort in your daily activities.

The Benefits of a Consultation with a Hernia Surgeon

Explore whether or not you have a hernia.

Figuring out what type of hernia you are suffering from.

Find out if you qualify for surgery to repair your hernia and cure your symptoms.

Learn ways to become a surgical candidate if you are not one currently.

Our Surgical Team

Dr. Jeff Eakin

Dr. Jeff Eakin

Director of The Hernia Center of Utah

Dr. Eakin specializes in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) hernia surgery and abdominal wall reconstructions – a technique used to repair massive abdominal wall hernias from surgery or traumas.

He trained in general surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center, in Columbus, Ohio. After residency, he completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

Dr. Eakin is the director of The Hernia Center of Utah, and the co-director of the bariatric surgery center at Jordan Valley Medical Center. He is also the Director of Trauma Surgery at Jordan Valley Medical Center and its’ West Valley Campus.

Dr. Katie Beck

Dr. Katie Beck

Surgeon at The Hernia Center of Utah

Dr. Catherine Beck also specializes in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) hernia surgery, abdominal wall reconstructions and other rare types of hernias.

She trained in general surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center, in Columbus, Ohio. After residency, she completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, at the University of California in San Diego.

Dr. Beck is the Director of Bariatric Surgery at Jordan Valley Medical Center, and she is creating the first comprehensive bariatric surgery center in the West Valley and West Jordan area of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Brad Digney

Dr. Brad Digney

Surgeon at The Hernia Center of Utah

Dr. Brad Digney specializes in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) hernia surgery, complex abdominal wall reconstruction, and other types of hernias.

He trained in general surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. As chief surgical resident in a large academic medical setting, he supervised surgical residents and taught medical students in both community and private institutions.

Dr. Digney serves as the Director of Trauma Surgery at the Jordan Valley Medical Center.