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Dr. Adam B Elfant, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3 Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Adam Elfant's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. His professional affiliations include Cooper University Physicians, Virtua Marlton Hospital, and The Memorial Hospital of Salem County. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Elfant completed his residency training at Cooper University Hospital. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Elfant has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal spasm, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

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

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
807 Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Levin, who practices in Marlton, NJ, Stratford, NJ, and Atco, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Levin completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Levin's areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. The average patient rating for Dr. Levin is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Levin is affiliated with Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal spasm, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD)

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

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
217 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. John Kolnik's specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Kolnik is affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for his residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal spasm, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

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

Dr. Boris Libster, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
217 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Boris Libster works as a gastroenterologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Libster is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Libster include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, CIGNA Plans, and more. His education and training includes medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, stomach problems, vomiting, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal spasm, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

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

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
807 Haddon Avenue; Suite 201
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Liakos' specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patients gave Dr. Liakos an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Liakos include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital and 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 Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Liakos completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal cancer, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, vomiting, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal spasm, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD)

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

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
217 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. James Izanec is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Haddon Heights, NJ and Vineland, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: colposcopy, barrett's esophagus, and celiac disease. Dr. Izanec accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. He trained at Temple University Hospital for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital and Inspira Medical Center Vineland. Dr. Izanec is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), celiac disease, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
817 Federal Street
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Melville Ackerman's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ackerman honors. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, stomach problems, pancreatic cancer, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal spasm, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), acid reflux (GERD)

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

Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
822 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad practices allergy & immunology. Dr. Empedrad's areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial Hospital, and Allergic Disease Associates. She graduated from Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Nassau University Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, Ear Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ann Leilani Fahey, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3 Cooper Plaza; Suite 411
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Ann Fahey is a plastic surgeon. She is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Fahey's training includes residency programs at North Shore University Hospital and Cooper University Hospital. Her areas of expertise include the following: tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), dermabrasion, and spider veins. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Dr. Fahey's distinctions include: South Jersey Magazine; "Top Children's Physician" 2012 "Reader's Choice"; and "Top Physicians for Women". She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial Hospital, Cooper University Physicians, and Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , stomach problems

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Reconstruction with Flap Surgery, Implant-Based Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Randall Zaontz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
1000 Atlantic Avenue
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Zaontz is a physician who specializes in pediatric urology. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, enuresis (bed wetting), and hydronephrosis. Patient ratings for Dr. Zaontz average 3.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zaontz accepts. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Georgetown University Hospital and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Zaontz include: America's Top Physicians from Consumers Research Council of America; Top Rated Physicians in America; and Guide to the Top Doctors. Dr. Zaontz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Abington Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Varicocele, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Kidney Stones, Surgical Procedures, Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Tasos Aslanidis, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1841 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Tasos Aslanidis is a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Aslanidis's clinical interests: otosclerosis, nasal congestion (stuffy nose), and ear pain. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital, Kennedy Health System, and Jefferson Health. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Aslanidis attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He speaks Greek.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, esophageal spasm, esophageal stricture (narrowing)

All Interests: Ear Pain, Nasal Congestion, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Surfer's Ear, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
600 Atlantic Avenue
Collingswood, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Stagliano is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stagliano include warts, ankle sprain, and sports health. Dr. Stagliano is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Stagliano trained at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Stagliano is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), stomach problems, celiac disease, vomiting, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, hypergastrinemia, diarrhea, diverticular disease, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, small intestine disorders, hemorrhoids, intestinal (bowel) problems, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

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

Dr. Alexandre Hageboutros, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2 Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Alexandre Hageboutros is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Voorhees, NJ, Willingboro, NJ, and Camden, NJ. After completing medical school at Saint Joseph University of Beirut, he performed his residency at Cooper University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hageboutros include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Hageboutros is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Hageboutros has received distinctions including Top Doctor, New Jersey Monthly; Top Doctor, South Jersey Magazine; and Top Doctor, Philadelphia Magazine. Dr. Hageboutros (or staff) speaks the following languages: Lebanese and French. His professional affiliations include Cooper University Physicians and Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, rectal problems, pancreatic cancer, gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Immunotherapy, Rectal Problems, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. George A Belecanech, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
822 Pine Street; Suite 1d
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. George Belecanech specializes in allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Belecanech include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial Hospital, and Allergic Disease Associates. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Belecanech attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc F Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
822 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein specializes in allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Goldstein include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial Hospital, and Allergic Disease Associates. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Goldstein attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized in Courier Post's 2008 Best of South Jersey Doctors; and Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers 2007 Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald J Dvorin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
822 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Donald Dvorin's specialty is allergy & immunology. Dr. Dvorin has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Dvorin include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation for medical school, he completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial Hospital, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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Relevant Interests: , acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

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What are Gastrointestinal Problems?

The gastrointestinal system, or GI tract, is the name given to a collection of organs that work together to digest food. These organs fit together in a long tube, running from the mouth to the anus, and include the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, among others. With so many parts working together, complicated by today’s busy lifestyles and diets, digestive problems are common. As many as 1 in 3 Americans have a digestive or GI disorder. There are a huge variety of digestive problems, but the most common are IBS, constipation, GERD, hemorrhoids, and ulcers.

IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, happens when the muscles surrounding the colon contract too easily or frequently. The result is abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea or constipation, gas and bloating. IBS attacks can often be brought on by specific triggers, so a key part of treatment is learning which foods trigger IBS attacks and avoiding them. Treatment also includes exercise, avoiding stress, and medications if needed.

Constipation, or large, hard, or infrequent stools, happens to everyone at some point. It can be caused by a disruption in routine or food, or by eating a diet without many fresh fruits and vegetables. Although it is uncomfortable, constipation is common and usually not serious, but it can sometimes become chronic. Adding fiber to the diet, exercising, and taking medications may help.

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a severe form of chronic heartburn where stomach acid spills back up into the esophagus. Left untreated, the acid may even eat away at the esophagus and cause serious damage. Treatment includes changing the diet to avoid trigger foods, losing weight if needed, medications, or even surgery.

Hemorrhoids are blood vessels around the rectum that become irritated, swollen or torn while straining during a bowel movement. They are most often caused by constipation, but can also be caused by pregnancy, diarrhea, or simply a genetic predisposition towards hemorrhoids. Treatment involves first treating any constipation issues, then keeping the area clean and soothed until it has healed. If these measures are ineffective, surgery is sometimes used.

Peptic ulcers are sores or spots of inflammation in the lining of the stomach or close to the stomach in the small intestine. Usually this area is coated with a protective lining that shields the tissue from the strong stomach acid, but a break in the lining can let acid in, causing the sores. It used to be thought that stress caused ulcers, but now we know that is not the case. Most often, they are caused by an infection by H. pylori bacteria, but ulcers can also be caused by alcohol abuse or overuse of aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other NSAIDS. The symptoms of an ulcer are pain, hunger, nausea, and fatigue.

Gastrointestinal problems, perhaps more than any other area, are markedly affected by lifestyle. Many disorders can be prevented or treated at least in part by eating a healthy diet high in fiber, exercising regularly, drinking enough water, and limiting alcohol intake. Still, the frequency of digestive disorders means that even the healthiest person can be affected by them. See your doctor if you notice blood in your stool, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or any significant change in bowel movements.

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