Meredith Duke

“Tough guy” actor gets tender care at VUMC

He’s been a villain on “Weeds” and “Queen of the South”; he says his health care team members are heroes

Patient Keith Sanford, center, had a shorter hospital stay and did not take any prescription pain medications after Joseph Broucek, MD, and Meredith Duke, MD, performed a minimally invasive, robot-assisted abdominal hernia repair.

Robot-assisted hernia repair eases recovery for some

Vanderbilt surgeons are performing robot-assisted hernia repairs for some patients that help ease recovery.