Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Inguinal hernia repair is the surgical procedure of fixing the bulging tissues of lower abdomen back by stitching. This condition is usually observed in the groin area or near groin area (commonly in men). The other names of this procedure are inguinal herniorrhaphy and open hernia repair.

Open Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code


Open inguinal hernia repair is performed by making a surgical incision in the groin area and the bulging tissue is pushed backward or removed by tying the defected tissues. The CPT code for this procedure is in the range of 49491 to 49525.

Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code


Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Bilateral inguinal hernia repair can be performed bymaking an incision to the groin region. In bilateral inguinal hernia, the bulging tissues are found on both the inguinal canals. The incision is made near the abdominal region. The CPT code used for this process is 49650.

Open Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Open bilateral inguinal hernia repair is performed by making an incision on the groin region and the defective bulging soft tissues are tied. These ties tissues are surgically removed from the abdomen. The CPT code used for this process is 49650- 49652.

Right Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Right inguinal hernia repair is performed on the right side of the abdomen. The soft tissue bulging is present on the right inguinal canal, so the surgical removal is performed on right side. The CPT code used for this process is 49650.

Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Robotic inguinal hernia repair is an advanced procedure in which a laparoscope is used to inject inside the body. The abdomen is inflated and a laparoscope is inserted inside the abdomen to obtain the inside imaging of abdomen. The CPT code used for this process is 49650.

Left Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

In left inguinal hernia repair, an incision is made on the left side of abdomen and the bulged out soft tissue is removed surgically. In this procedure, the bulging tissues are found in the let inguinal canal. The CPT code for this process is 49650.

Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair is performed by inserting a laparoscope having a small camera on its tip. This laparoscope helps to obtain an internal image. A small incision is made to insert laparoscope. The CPT code used for this process is 49650.

Open Right Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Open right inguinal hernia repair involves a small surgical incision and the bulged out soft tissues of abdomen are removed. The defective tissues are tied and then removed from the body. theright sided inguinal canal hernia is repaired. CPT code for this process is 49650.

Recurrent Inguinal Hernia Repair CPT Code

Recurrent inguinal hernia repair is the procedure performed again and again. The soft tissues get bulged out of the abdomen and then these tissues are removed again and again. The CPT code used for recurrent inguinal hernia repair is 49561.

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