Hernias, which affect about 4% of adults over age 45, occur when fat tissue or part of an organ bulge through an opening or weak area in abdominal cavity muscles. Because surgical correction is often necessary to effectively treat hernias, Stephen Brooks, MD, FACS, RPVI, of Cape Cod Surgical Associates provides minimally invasive and open hernia surgery procedures in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Before suffering from hernia discomfort another day, schedule a surgical evaluation. Click on the online booking tool, or call to speak with a team member directly.