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We found 12 providers with an interest in hernia and who accept Private Healthcare Systems near Florham Park, NJ.

Dr. Nicholas A Bertha, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
83 Hanover Road; Suite 190
Florham Park, NJ
 

Dr. Nicholas Bertha is a general surgery and bariatric surgery specialist in Florham Park, NJ, Somerset, NJ, and Morristown, NJ. He attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Morristown Memorial Hospital for residency. Dr. Bertha's areas of clinical interest consist of obesity, laparoscopic surgery, and abdominal hernia. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bertha accepts. Dr. Bertha has received professional recognition including the following: NJ Top Doctor - NJ Monthly Magazine. Dr. Bertha (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , abdominal hernia

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Abdominal Hernia, Gallbladder Problems, Obesity

Dr. Anthony Lawrence Cuppari, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
29 Columbia Turnpike; Suite 202
Florham Park, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Cuppari specializes in general surgery and practices in Florham Park, NJ, Millburn, NJ, and Orange, NJ. Dr. Cuppari has indicated that his clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, breast cancer, and melanoma. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton and Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Millburn-Short Hills Super Doctors. Dr. Cuppari speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , abdominal hernia

All Interests: Breast Issues, Abdominal Hernia, Gallbladder Problems, Pancreatitis, Surgical Procedures, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Basil Michael Yurcisin II, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
225 Millburn Avenue; Suite 204
Millburn, NJ
 

Dr. Basil Yurcisin's medical specialty is general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). The average patient rating for Dr. Yurcisin is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Yurcisin is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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Relevant Interests: , hiatal hernia

All Interests: Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Acid Reflux, Nutrition Counseling, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Stephen Pertsemlidis, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
435 South Street; Suite 360
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. David Pertsemlidis is a Morristown, NJ physician who specializes in general surgery. He is especially interested in pancreatic cancer, laparoscopic surgery, and abdominal hernia. Dr. Pertsemlidis is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Pertsemlidis is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Pertsemlidis (or staff) speaks German, Greek, and Yiddish.

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Relevant Interests: , abdominal hernia

All Interests: Tumor, Pancreatic Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Adrenal Disorders, Abdominal Hernia, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

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Dr. Alexander D Abkin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
83 Hanover Road; Suite 190
Florham Park, NJ
 

Dr. Alexander Abkin works as a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon in Florham Park, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, and Edison, NJ. In addition to English, he speaks Russian. These areas are among his clinical interests: obesity, laparoscopic surgery, and abdominal hernia. Dr. Abkin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and JFK Medical Center. He is a graduate of Saint Petersburg I.P. Pavlov Medical University and a graduate of Morristown Memorial Hospital's residency program. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Abkin is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Group Health Incorporated (GHI).

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Relevant Interests: , abdominal hernia

All Interests: Nutrition Issues, Laparoscopic Surgery, Abdominal Hernia, Gallbladder Problems, Obesity

Dr. Michael Tovera Hernando, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
344 South Street
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Hernando specializes in general surgery. Dr. Hernando's areas of expertise include the following: breast surgery, breast cancer, and colon problems. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Morristown Memorial Hospital for residency. Dr. Hernando (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , abdominal hernia

All Interests: Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Colon Problems, Laparoscopic Surgery, Abdominal Hernia, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

Dr. Terrence Curran, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Terrence Curran specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Morristown, NJ. Dr. Curran's areas of expertise include minimally invasive surgery, thyroid problems, and colon problems. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then he performed his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Curran's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia, abdominal hernia

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Sports Health, Colon Problems, Abdominal Hernia, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Michael Dalena, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Other
140 Park Avenue; (enter "the Green at Florham Park" at Florham Road, Across From The.
Florham Park, NJ
 

Dr. John Dalena's area of specialization is gastroenterology (digestive system). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dalena include cancer screening, achalasia, and celiac disease. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Dalena (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. Dr. Dalena is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Summit Medical Group. Dr. Dalena welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hiatal hernia

All Interests: Achalasia, Appendicitis, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Rectal ... (Read more)

Dr. Damion Antonio Martins, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine
111 Madison Avenue; Suite 400
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Damion Martins' specialty is sports medicine. Before performing his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, Dr. Martins attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: metabolic disorders, hip injury, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Martins takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Disorders, Sports Health, Clinical Trials, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Osteoporosis, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Anthony Belladonna Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
120 Summit Avenue
Summit, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Belladonna is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Summit, NJ and Berkeley Heights, NJ. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Belladonna's areas of expertise include crohn's disease, colon problems, and abdominal hernia. He is professionally affiliated with Overlook Medical Center. Dr. Belladonna honors Coventry, Aetna, and Railroad Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , abdominal hernia

All Interests: Crohn's Disease, Pancreatitis, Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colon Problems, Abdominal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
101 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. John Morton's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Morton's clinical interests include anemia, crohn's disease, and liver disease. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Morton is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Barnabas Health Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , abdominal hernia

All Interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Colon Problems, Abdominal Hernia, Esophagus Problems, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Michelle Sirak is a specialist in pediatric rehabilitation medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Sirak include shoulder injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, and developmental disabilities. Dr. Sirak's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Goryeb Children's Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , hernia

All Interests: Sports Health, Developmental Disabilities, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Wrist Problems, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

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What is a Hernia?

A hernia happens when tissue from inside the body pushes through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles, coming through to the front of the body under the skin. Hernias happen most often in the groin area. Some hernias are extremely painful, and some feel numb or do not hurt at all. While most hernias are not an emergency, all hernias require surgery to move the tissue back into the correct place and reinforce the muscle wall.

Hernia surgery can be performed as open surgery, where an incision is made directly over the hernia, or laparoscopically, where several small incisions are made and the surgery is performed using very small tools and cameras in thin flexible tubes. The surgeon simply places the herniated tissue back into place and closes up the muscle. Small hernias may be only sutured or stapled closed, while larger hernias may be reinforced with mesh to prevent future hernias. A hernia surgery is called herniorraphy and a hernia surgery with implanted mesh is called hernioplasty.

Unless a hernia is very large or there are surgical complications, most patients go home from the hospital the same day as their surgery. You will be given specific instructions on how to care for your surgical wound by your medical team. In general, it takes a few days to be back on your feet and two to three weeks to fully recover from hernia surgery. After hernia surgery, it is important to drink lots of water and eat high fiber foods to prevent straining during bowel movements, which may cause pain and pressure at the hernia site. It’s also important to refrain from heavy lifting for several weeks in order to protect the abdominal muscles until they fully heal.