Mazen Al-Mansour

Mazen Al-Mansour, MBBS

Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 265-0535

About Mazen Al-Mansour

As a hernia specialist, minimally invasive surgeon and assistant professor in the University of Florida Department of Surgery, I aim to create a premier abdominal wall and hernia center, a leader in offering leading-edge hernia surgery by using the latest techniques and technologies. I strive to perform large operations using small incisions because this provides patients less pain, quicker recovery and decreased risk of complications. I treat patients for incisional, recurrent and hiatal hernias, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

My training began at the University of Jordan in Amman where I obtained my medical degree. Thereafter, I relocated to the United States to complete a general surgery residency at the University of New Mexico and Tufts University School of Medicine Baystate Medical Center. Thereafter, I pursued fellowships in advanced therapeutic endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining UF Health, I served in multiple roles, including the chief of surgery at Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield, Massachusetts.

I have been published in numerous peer-reviewed publications, books and chapters. My research is focused on predicting poor outcomes of hernia repair to help surgeons identify risk of complications. My research allows surgeons to properly counsel their patients as to whether an operation is advisable or not and to take the necessary precautions to minimize risk of complications when necessary. Through this, I aim to create a robust training program to produce tomorrow’s surgeons and provide high-quality surgery for communities. Together, we can advance the field forward and improve hernia surgery outcomes.

When not practicing, I enjoy staying active by working out and weightlifting. I also like watching European soccer and reading legal thrillers.

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Abdominal wall surgery
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Femoral hernia
  • Femoral hernia repair
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Robotic surgery
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Umbilical hernia repair
  • Ventral hernia repair

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Minimally invasive hernia repair
  • hiatal hernia
Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)



Forecasting The Impact of the 2023 Current Procedural Terminology Coding Changes On Ventral Hernia Work Relative Value Units. A Cross-Sectional Study
Surgery. 175(2):451-456 [DOI] 10.1016/j.surg.2023.09.044.
Invited Commentary: “Tension-Free”: A Fundamental Surgical Principle in Need of Supporting Evidence.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 238(6):1120-1121 [DOI] 10.1097/XCS.0000000000001020. [PMID] 38376069.
The association of hernia-specific and procedural risk factors with early complications in ventral hernia repair: ACHQC analysis
The American Journal of Surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2024.02.028.
A narrative review of ergonomic problems, principles, and potential solutions in surgical operations.
Surgery. 174(2):214-221 [DOI] 10.1016/j.surg.2023.04.003. [PMID] 37202309.
Gender, racial, and socioeconomic disparity of preoperative optimization goals in ventral hernia repair
Surgical Endoscopy. 37(12):9399-9405 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-023-10365-7.
Process for quality assessment review of societal guidelines-an editorial to accompany “multi-society consensus conference and guideline on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)”.
Surgical endoscopy. 37(2):1611-1613 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-022-09838-y. [PMID] 36577904.
S-144 lack of association between glycated hemoglobin and adverse outcomes in diabetic patients undergoing ventral hernia repair: an ACHQC study
Surgical Endoscopy. 37(4):3180-3190 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-022-09479-1.
S041—Trends and short-term outcomes of three approaches to minimally invasive repair of small ventral hernias. An ACHQC analysis
Surgical Endoscopy. 37(6):4885-4894 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-022-09629-5.
The effect of smoking status on inguinal hernia repair outcomes: An ACHQC analysis.
Surgical endoscopy. 37(7):5464-5471 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-023-10055-4. [PMID] 37043005.
Outcomes of transversus abdominis plane block in ventral hernia repair: A propensity score matching analysis using a national database
International Journal of Abdominal Wall and Hernia Surgery. 5(4) [DOI] 10.4103/ijawhs.ijawhs_37_22.
Preoperative computed tomography for acutely incarcerated ventral or inguinal hernia
Surgery. 172(1):193-197 [DOI] 10.1016/j.surg.2022.01.014. [PMID] 35304009.
Safety of Laparoscopic Appendectomy in the Setting of Coagulopathy: An ACS-NSQIP Study
Journal of Surgical Research. 275:103-108 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2022.01.029.
Safety of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in the setting of antithrombotic therapy
Surgical Endoscopy. 36(12):9011-9018 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-022-09360-1.
Validation of a simple technique of volumetric analysis of complex incisional hernias without 3D CT scan reconstruction
Surgical Endoscopy. 36(3):1936-1942 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-021-08476-0.
Linear versus volumetric CT analysis in predicting tension-free fascial closure in abdominal wall reconstruction
Hernia. 25(1):91-98 [DOI] 10.1007/s10029-020-02349-6.
SAGES TAVAC safety and efficacy analysis confocal laser endomicroscopy
Surgical Endoscopy. 35(5):2091-2103 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-020-07607-3.
SAGES TAVAC safety and efficacy analysis WATS3D (CDx Diagnostics, Suffern, NY).
Surgical endoscopy. 34(9):3743-3747 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-020-07503-w. [PMID] 32162125.
Senior General Surgery Resident Confidence in Performing Abdominal Wall Hernia Repairs.
The Journal of surgical research. 252:174-182 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2020.03.016. [PMID] 32278972.
Surgeon-performed endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Outcomes of 2392 procedures at two tertiary care centers.
Surgical endoscopy. 32(6):2871-2876 [DOI] 10.1007/s00464-017-5995-x. [PMID] 29273876.
The Current Status of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation in the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery.
Update on current problems in colorectal liver metastasis.
Current problems in surgery. 54(11):554-602 [DOI] 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2017.10.002. [PMID] 29198365.
Internal Hernia After Laparoscopic Antecolic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.
Obesity surgery. 25(11):2106-11 [DOI] 10.1007/s11695-015-1672-0. [PMID] 26037306.
Granulomatous stump appendicitis mimicking Crohn’s disease.
The American surgeon. 77(8):172-4 [PMID] 21944506.
The spectrum of bone disease in Jordanian hemodialysis patients.
Saudi medical journal. 27(5):667-71 [PMID] 16680258.


Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
2017 · The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
General Surgery Residency
2012 · Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine
General Surgery Residency
2009 · University of New Mexico
General Surgery Internal Medicine & Emergency Medicine Internship
2007 · The Specialty Hospital
2006 · University of Jordan

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