Advances in surgical care happen quickly. Since 2001, Dr. Michael Reinhorn and his team have specialized in several diseases in order to provide patients with the highest quality care. We have expertise in inguinal and umbilical hernia repair as well as pilonidal disease. There are many different presentations for pilonidal disease and many different treatment options. This site was created to simplify the process of learning about the options we specialize in, specifically the cleft lift procedure. Dr. Reinhorn has been performing the cleft lift (Developed by Dr. Bascom) procedure since 2006. The cleft lift, or Bascom flap, is the procedure with the highest cure rate and best long term outcomes for pilonidal disease. Please click the links above to learn more about pilonidal disease and the various treatment options.