We found 50 providers with an interest in acid reflux and who accept Horizon HMO near Berlin, NJ.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
502 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Tusharsindau Chauhan is a gastroenterologist in Voorhees, NJ. His clinical interests include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Chauhan is professionally affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College Baroda and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gastritis, Irritable ... (Read more)

Dr. Celia Zita Padron, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Gastroenterology
901 Route 73 North
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Celia Padron is a medical specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Padron takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Padron graduated from CETEC University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cynthia Ann Griech-McCleery, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6100 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Cynthia Griech-McCleery's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Griech-McCleery's clinical interests include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and celiac disease. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Griech-McCleery honors. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Cooper University Hospital's residency program. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include The Memorial Hospital of Salem County and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Yu Chuan Tung, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Sj Pediatric Gastroenterology, Llc; Echelon Professional Center
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. John Tung practices pediatric gastroenterology. He is a graduate of King's College London School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care and The Hospital for Sick Children. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tung include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Independence Blue Cross, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tung is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Colon Polyps, Nutrition Issues, Ulcerative Colitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Bruce Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Goldstein's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Goldstein's areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. The average patient rating for Dr. Goldstein is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew M Alloy, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Alloy's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia, and hepatitis C. Dr. Alloy is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Cirrhosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, Liver Disease, Pancreatitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Jay Mushnick, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Mushnick's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Mushnick's residency was performed at Cooper University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mushnick include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alex M Celluzzi, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800 Suite 110
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Alex Celluzzi's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Before completing his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford, Dr. Celluzzi attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, crohn's disease, and hepatitis C. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Celluzzi is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Cirrhosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Intestinal Problems, Crohn's Disease, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Ian Seltzer, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
200 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Gregory Seltzer is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Seltzer include colposcopy, celiac disease, and hepatitis C. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Seltzer is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a graduate of Cooper University Hospital's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, Gallstones, Gastritis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
502 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Jay Malamut is an adult gastroenterology specialist. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Malamut honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans. Before performing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Malamut attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Allied Gastrointestinal Associates, Kennedy Health System, and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
501 Fifth Street
Atco, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Levin's specialty is adult gastroenterology. The average patient rating for Dr. Levin is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Levin takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Levin performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Auguste Turnier is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Turnier's clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna Medicare, and more. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
501 Fifth Street
Atco, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Liakos works as a gastroenterologist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Liakos's clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Liakos accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Liakos completed a residency program at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Melville Ackerman's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Ackerman's areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
502 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. M. Arif Hashmi is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Hashmi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Cooper University Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Beryllium Disease, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ralph F. Costa, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine
2301 Evesham Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Ralph Costa sees patients in Voorhees, NJ. His medical specialties are general practice, family medicine, and preventive medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, cardiac risk reduction, and carpal tunnel surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Costa a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Costa studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, ... (Read more)

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What is Acid Reflux (GERD)?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, abbreviated GERD and sometimes called acid reflux, happens when food and acid inside the stomach leak back up into the bottom of the throat. This causes a burning sensation, heartburn, and a bad taste or smell in the mouth. GERD is different from occasional heartburn in that it happens regularly, at least twice a week over several weeks.

GERD happens because the muscle around the bottom of the throat weakens. This can be caused by a shift in the placement of the stomach, as happens with a hiatal hernia. Other risk factors include obesity, pregnancy, the use of certain medications, and smoking.

A person with GERD will notice the obvious signs of heartburn and an acid feeling in their throat several times a week. Other symptoms can include a persistent cough, nausea, asthma, or a sore throat that doesn’t go away. If GERD is left untreated, it can cause problems in the lining of the throat, including ulcers and even cancer.

There are simple lifestyle changes that can be made to combat acid reflux:
  • Lose weight, if needed.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Eat small meals and don’t lie down right after eating.
  • Stay away from acidic foods and foods known to cause reflux such as fried food and coffee.

If those lifestyle changes aren’t enough, there are medications that can help. Antacids, medications that decrease acid production in the stomach, medications to help the stomach empty faster, and antibiotics can all be useful. In extreme cases, surgery can be performed to tighten the bottom of the esophagus.