Hernia Night Live

Precision Medicine for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

August 30, 2022
8:00 p.m. EST | 5:00 p.m. PST
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  • Learn what’s new and hear from leaders in hernia repair during our new live surgical education series. Scheduled the last Tuesday of every month, each virtual session will offer dynamic conversation with thought leaders, technique review and more.
  • Event registration is no longer required.  To attend this event, come back to this page closer to the event start time and the join link will be available.


J. Scott Roth, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of General, Endocrine and Metabolic Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program
Chief of Surgery, UK Good Samaritan Hospital
University of Kentucky Medical Center Lexington, KY

Please join Dr. J. Scott Roth while he presents his emerging approach for the treatment of abdominal wall hernias. The discussion will include the concept of complexity of abdominal wall reconstruction, consider the potential benefit of precision medicine in hernia care, review outcomes following complex abdominal wall reconstruction and strategies to improve outcomes.

Medical school: The Medical College of Virginia

Residency: University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Dr. J. Scott Roth received his Bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of William and Mary and his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center where he also completed his fellowship in minimally invasive surgery. He is currently the Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and the Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Program at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Dr. Roth is an AMA CPT advisor representing SAGES and has completed more than 100 manuscripts, 20 book chapters, and numerous published abstracts. His research interests include hernia repair outcomes, biomaterials for hernia repair, the biologic basis of hernia formation, tissue engineering approaches for the repair of abdominal wall hernias, and the economics of reimbursement related to hernia repair.