General Surgery News – Dr. Brian P. Jacob: "Hernia Repair Forum Buzzes on Facebook"
Dr. Brian P. Jacob created the International Hernia Collaboration group as a forum for individuals who want to discuss hernia repair.
In an effort to help optimize outcomes, Brian P. Jacob, MD, associate clinical professor of surgery at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, launched a Facebook group designed to facilitate global collaboration and feedback among all surgeons, physicians, pain specialists, radiologists, industry partners and some patients interested in hernia repair. "By embracing social media platforms in novel ways, like creating Facebook groups to discuss hernia cases, we can suddenly collaborate on a scale, speed and with more people far beyond anything we’ve done in the past," he said. Learn More