American Hernia Society
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About AHS

The mission of the American Hernia Society is to advance the science and treatment of hernia. The vision of the American Hernia Society is to be the worldwide authority on hernia surgery.

Mission & Vision

The mission of the American Hernia Society (AHS) is to advance the science and treatment of hernia. The vision of the American Hernia Society is to be the worldwide authority on hernia surgery.

AHS fulfills its mission and vision by, among other things:

  • Hosting periodic meetings for open presentation and discussion of scientific material concerning subjects of common interest.
  • Cooperating in educational endeavors with groups of similar interest throughout the world.
  • Initiating and cooperating in the publication of a journal and/or newsletter on the subject or hernia/abdominal wall abnormalities.
  • Undertaking projects of scientific interest to seek information and otherwise serve the mission of the organization.