Tracy Anderson, Clinical Care Coordinator

Tracy Anderson, Clinical Care Coordinator, was born and raised in South Florida. Beginning at 18 years old she worked in hospital pharmacies as a technician for over 15 years. During that time, she moved to Illinois where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Elmhurst College. Tracy has 20+ years experience working […]

Lars S. Nelson, MD

Lars S. Nelson, MD graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering in 2004. Following, he proceeded to St. George’s University School of Medicine graduating with honors. He completed his general surgery residency at Orlando Health and went on to further specialize in a Bariatric, Metabolic, and […]

Andrew W. Gamenthaler, MD

Andrew W. Gamenthaler, M.D. is a specialist in oncology surgery. He has extensive training and experience in the surgical treatment of malignancies of the skin, breast, soft tissues, endocrine system and gastrointestinal system to include esophagus, pancreas, biliary system, colon and stomach. Dr. Gamenthaler graduated from Florida State University of Medicine and completed his Residency […]

Michael Fabian, MD, FACS

Michael Fabian, MD, FACS is a Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 1986, and completed his surgical residency in Tampa, Florida at the University of South Florida. He has been in practice in Daytona Beach since 1993 and was Chief […]

Joseph D. Bianchi, MD, FACS

Joseph D. Bianchi, MD, FACS is a Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a graduate of the University Of Florida College Of Medicine and completed his surgical training in Roanoke, Virginia where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. He has been providing exceptional surgical […]

David Ramshaw, MD, FACS

David Ramshaw, MD, FACS is a Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Ramshaw is a native Floridian who graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine, and completed his surgical residency in Wilmington, North Carolina at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He moved to Daytona Beach in […]

Mark White, MD, FACS, Medical Director

Mark White, MD, FACS is a Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. White was born and raised in Ormond Beach where his father practiced Pediatric medicine. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He then went on […]

What is a sports hernia?

A sports hernia, also known as athletic pubalgia, has many of the same symptoms of traditional groin hernias but often there is no obvious bulge. It is often found in people who play sports that require sudden changes in direction or twisting movements (soccer, basketball, football, tennis, gymnastics, etc).  Patients will complain of chronic groin […]

Types of Mesh Used By Daytona Hernia

A common question we get at Daytona Hernia Center is, “What kind of mesh do you use, is it that lawsuit mesh?”  Many patients have seen the ads for hernia mesh lawsuits and wonder exactly which mesh was the problem.  The simple answer is there are several manufacturers and several types of mesh that generated […]