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

Dr. Boris Libster is a gastroenterologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Libster is affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Libster honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training 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, Other
217 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. John Kolnik is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Haddon Heights, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, CIGNA Plans, and more. After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Kolnik performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is professionally affiliated with Allied Gastrointestinal Associates and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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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)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
807 Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Levin's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Levin include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

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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. James Izanec's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Izanec's clinical interests include colposcopy, barrett's esophagus, and celiac disease. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Izanec is open to 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
807 Haddon Avenue; Suite 201
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Liakos' medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Liakos include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Liakos is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Liakos's training includes a residency program 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)

Anthony F. Napoli, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Pediatrics
504 White Horse Pike
Collingswood, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Napoli's medical specialty is general practice and general pediatrics. Dr. Napoli's clinical interests include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Napoli trained at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. He is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Cooper University Health Care.

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

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

Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
822 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad's specialty is allergy & immunology. Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Dr. Empedrad obtained Dr. Empedrad's medical school training at Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine and performed Dr. Empedrad's residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Empedrad accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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

Dr. George Belecanech is a medical specialist in adult allergy & immunology. Dr. Belecanech's areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belecanech honors. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center. He has received the distinction of 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 Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
822 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein is a medical specialist in adult allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Goldstein include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Before performing his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Goldstein attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Goldstein include: 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. Richard Harvey Greenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1930 East Route 70 Executive Mews; Suite V-107
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Greenberg is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among Dr. Greenberg's clinical interests: bladder cancer, leiomyosarcoma, and thyroid cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Cooper University Health Care. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Greenberg attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, rectal problems, pancreatic cancer, gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Leiomyosarcoma, Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. David Neal N Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Other, Otolaryngology
620 N Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. David Schwartz works as a facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Schwartz's clinical interests: throat cancer, esophageal varices, and otosclerosis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schwartz is open to new patients. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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

All Interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Esophagitis, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin Joseph Callahan, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1930 East Route 70, 1 Executive Mews; Suite V-107
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Kevin Callahan is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Callahan include bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists; Silver Chalice Award, American Cancer Society, Southern New Jersey; and Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, rectal problems, pancreatic cancer, gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Donald Dvorin is a physician who specializes in allergy & immunology. Dr. Dvorin's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dvorin honors. He graduated from Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and then he performed his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford and Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

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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. Yong Ji, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1865 Route 70 East; 1st Floor
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Yong Ji is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Cherry Hill, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. He speaks Mandarin. Dr. Ji's clinical interests include bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Cooper University Health Care. After attending Nantong Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Helene Fuld Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ji accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), colon cancer, anal cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, rectal problems, gastrointestinal tumor

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone ... (Read more)

Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
822 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Nancy Gordon practices allergy & immunology. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Temple University Hospital. These areas are among her clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Gordon honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Gordon's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, 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)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
318 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Renzi is an internist. Dr. Renzi's clinical interests include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Devon Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Cooper University Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Renzi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Advocare Heights Primary Care and Cooper University Health Care.

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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, peptic ulcer, hemorrhoids, intestinal (bowel) problems, acid reflux (GERD), colitis

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (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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