We found 6 colon and rectal surgeons who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Cherry Hill, NJ.

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Dr. Daniel Lawrence Feingold, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
171 Fort Washington Avenue; 7th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Feingold's specialty is colon & rectal surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Feingold include diverticular disease, crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. Dr. Feingold's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Feingold attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors; New York Magazine's Top Doctors; and Blakemore Surgical Research Award, Columbia University. Dr. Feingold (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Feingold has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Diverticular Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Prolapse, Crohn's Disease, Anal Fissures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tracey Dianne Arnell, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
177 Fort Washington Avenue; Milstein Hospital Building
New York, NY
 

Dr. Tracey Arnell is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New York, NY. She speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Arnell include stomach surgery, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and inguinal hernia. Dr. Arnell is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. After attending the University of Washington School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Arnell honors Medicaid Managed Care, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received distinctions including One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and Bohmfalk Award for Teaching in the Clinical Years. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Inguinal Hernia, Hiatal Hernia, Gallstones, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sanghyun Alexander Kim, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
30 Palisade Avenue; 2nd Floor, Office Hours
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
 

Dr. Sanghyun Kim is a physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kim's areas of expertise include genital warts, crohn's disease, and laser treatment. He honors Amerigroup, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Kim is accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Kim (or staff) speaks Spanish and Korean.

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Clinical interests: Diverticular Disease, Hemorrhoidectomy, Ulcerative Colitis, Genital Warts, Fecal Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
19-21 Fair Lawn Avenue; 2nd Floor
Fair Lawn, NJ
 

Dr. David Fink is a physician who specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Fink include laparoscopic gallbladder removal and wounds. The average patient rating for Dr. Fink is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Fink graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, and Valley Health System.

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Clinical interests: Wounds, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, Gallbladder Problems

Dr. Emmanouil P Pappou, PhD, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
177 Ft Washington Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Emmanouil Pappou's specialty is colon & rectal surgery. His areas of expertise include rectal cancer, anal fissures, and pelvic floor dysfunction. He accepts Aetna EPO, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Pappou graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received the following distinctions: Cornell - Austauschprogramm scholarship from the Technical University of Munich in Germany; The Chesapeake Colorectal Society Lee E. Smith Spring Scientific Meeting Award; and Recognition of service as Vice-President of House Staff Council at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Pappou (or staff) is conversant in German, Greek, and French. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Pappou is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ostomy, Diverticular Disease, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Fecal Incontinence, Colorectal ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert O Kwon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
85 Harristown Road; Suite 105
Glen Rock, NJ
 

Dr. Albert Kwon sees patients in Glen Rock, NJ and Ridgewood, NJ. His medical specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Kwon include male incontinence, female incontinence, and crohn's disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Chilton Medical Center and Valley Health System. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Kwon attended Brown University, Alpert Medical School. Dr. Kwon honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Male Incontinence, Female Incontinence, Incontinence, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Problems, Genital ... (Read more)

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What is Colon & Rectal Surgery?

Colon and rectal surgery is the medical specialty that deals with diseases and disorders of the lower intestinal tract, colon, rectum, and anus. The specialty was previously known as proctology, and some physicians who specifically treat diseases of the rectum and anus may still call themselves proctologists; but in general that term is not currently used. While colon and rectal surgery is related to gastroenterology, only colon and rectal surgeons can provide surgical care.

Colon and rectal surgeons can offer routine screenings for common health conditions affecting the colon and rectum. They have also undergone advanced surgical training, and they are able to treat conditions affecting the lower intestinal tract with surgery when needed.

Some conditions that a colon and rectal surgeon might treat include:
  • Serious and chronic constipation
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anal fissures, or tears in the skin around the anus
  • Anal abscesses and fistulae
  • Anal incontinence
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Colon and rectal cancer

Colon and rectal surgeons perform various procedures to keep patients healthy, such as colonoscopies and sigmoidoscopies. These tests use long, flexible tubes to examine the lining of the colon in case of pain or bleeding, or to look for signs of cancer or polyps. If a patient’s intestines are severely diseased and not working well, a colon and rectal surgeon may perform an ostomy, where the healthy part of the intestines are connected to a tube or pouch on the outside of the body. Colorectal surgeons may also remove hemorrhoids, perform laparoscopic surgery on a tumor, or even offer genetic counseling to patients with a family history of colorectal cancers.

Colon and rectal conditions can be some of the most uncomfortable problems to endure. Even if your intestinal problem is severe, colon and rectal surgeons can help you lead a long, healthy, and more enjoyable life.
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