Hernia Clinic México

About Rodolfo Aparicio Ponce

Dr. Rodolfo Aparicio Ponce is committed to medical care, teaching, research and publication of medical articles in order to meet the needs of their patients and stay updated to offer the best treatment option. In addition to training new generations of doctors. In addition to being interested in the development and application of new technologies in medical-surgical practice offering safety and cutting edge care for their patients.

He is a Mexican doctor graduated from the Bachelor of Surgeon by La Salle University and later doing postgraduate studies of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery or minimal invasion by the National Autonomous University of Mexico at the Regional Hospital October 1st of the ISSSTE.

Subsequently he took courses in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery that complete his training as an expert in the area of Surgery.

In addition to being certified and being a course instructor of Advanced Life Support in Trauma (A.T.L.S.)

Has a certification of Advanced Cardiovascular Vital Support course (A.C.L.S.)

He has served as Surgeon General in several public institutions of the Health System in Mexico, as well as having been the Head of the Surgery Division of the High Specialty Regional Hospital of the Yucatan Peninsula.

He is a Surgeon certified by the Mexican Council of General Surgery.

Types of hernia


A lump appears in the abdominal wall due to a weakening in it.


It occurs in the groin when tissue, intestine, or bladder is pushed through a weak point.


It happens when the intestine comes out through the abdominal wall at the site of surgery.


It occurs in the upper part of the stomach, and the upper part of the stomach seems a little bulky.


It occurs when the intestine, fat, or fluid exits through the abdomen, causing a lump near the navel.

Open surgery versus Laparoscopy

Open surgery

The abdominal wall is closed with suture or a prosthetic mesh, which is a synthetic material that reinforces the tissue or ditch the defect.

Longer recovery time

Shorter duration of surgery.

Greater postoperative pain.

Lower cost.


It repairs the defect of the abdominal wall also with a mesh but with small incisions and a laparoscope.

It requires smaller incisions.

Much lower risk of wound infection.

By putting a camera inside the abdomen you can find other organs and defects in the abdominal wall.

Higher cost for the materials used.

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Torre milenium tercer piso #303
Mérida Yucatán México

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