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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)

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

Dr. John Tung's specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Patients gave Dr. Tung an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, Independence Blue Cross, and more. Before performing his residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care and The Hospital for Sick Children, Dr. Tung attended King's College London School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial Hospital and Cooper University Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), celiac disease, Crohn's disease, colon polyps, gastrointestinal motility disorders, ulcerative colitis, gastroparesis, rectal problems, malabsorption, colitis, 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), acid reflux (GERD)

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

Dr. Gary D Wu, MD
Specializes in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, South Pavilion; 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Gary Wu's specialty is gastroenterology (digestive system). Dr. Wu has indicated that his clinical interests include inflammatory bowel disease and endoscopy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for residency. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Wu's hospital/clinic affiliations include Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , inflammatory bowel disease

All Interests: Endoscopy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Immanuel King Hang Ho, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
230 West Washington Square; Farm Journal Building, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Immanuel Ho's specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: diarrhea, polypectomy (polyp removal), and interventional endoscopy. Dr. Ho accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Ho attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2013-2016 and Recognized by Main Line Magazine 's Pennsylvania's Top Doctors 2009-2014. He speaks Cantonese. Dr. Ho is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), Crohn's disease, gastrointestinal cancer, ulcerative colitis, pancreatic cancer

All Interests: Cirrhosis, Interventional Endoscopy, Enteroscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Crohn's Disease, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Gary W Falk, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Pcam, South Pavilion; Floor 4
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Gary Falk is an adult gastroenterologist. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, barrett's esophagus, and achalasia. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. Falk performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2002-present and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Falk is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, achalasia, esophageal spasm, esophageal stricture (narrowing), acid reflux (GERD)

All Interests: Achalasia, Esophagitis, Esophageal Spasm, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Esophagus Problems, Esophageal ... (Read more)

Dr. Caroline Lesley Kerner, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
230 West Washington Square; Farm Journal Building, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Caroline Kerner is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. She graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In her practice, Dr. Kerner focuses on crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kerner honors. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis

All Interests: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Anil Kumar Rustgi, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, South Pavilion; 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Anil Rustgi specializes in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rustgi include esophageal cancer, gallbladder cancer, and rectal cancer. Dr. Rustgi is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. After completing medical school at Duke University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Rustgi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received distinctions including Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012 and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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

All Interests: Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Gastrointestinal Problems, Rectal Cancer, Colon ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1000 South Burnt Mill Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Tusharsindau Chauhan is a gastroenterologist in Voorhees, NJ. For his residency, Dr. Chauhan trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Chauhan's areas of expertise include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Allied Gastrointestinal Associates and Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), colon cancer, Crohn's 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, diarrhea, duodenal ulcer, peptic ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal spasm, small intestine disorders, intestinal (bowel) problems, esophageal stricture (narrowing), acid reflux (GERD)

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

Dr. David L Jaffe, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, South Pavilion; 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. David Jaffe's specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, rectal cancer, and interventional endoscopy. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Jaffe graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Jaffe has received the following distinctions: Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012; Recognized by Suburban Life magazine's "Top Physicians 2010" issue; and Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2015-2016. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), rectal cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, anal cancer, liver cancer, small intestine disorders, pancreatic cancer, colorectal cancer

All Interests: Interventional Endoscopy, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. James Charles Reynolds, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
219 N Broad Street, The Arnold T. Berman, Md Building; 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. James Reynolds' specialty is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: achalasia, colon cancer, and celiac disease. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Dr. Reynolds's education and training includes medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, diverticular disease, achalasia, colon cancer, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, colon problems, intestinal (bowel) problems, colon polyps, constipation, colitis

All Interests: Achalasia, Colitis, Esophagitis, Abdominal Problems, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Intestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, South Pavilion; 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kuchikala Reddy is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, esophageal varices, and rectal cancer. Dr. Reddy is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. He attended Osmania Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Misericordia Hospital, New York for residency. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14; and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012.

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

All Interests: Ascites, Cirrhosis, Gallbladder Cancer, Hypertension, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Andrew Alloy is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Deptford, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Sewell, NJ. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal bleeding, anemia, and hepatitis C. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alloy takes. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal bleeding, diarrhea, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, colon polyps, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), constipation

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

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

Dr. Alex Celluzzi practices adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, crohn's disease, and hepatitis C. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Celluzzi honors. 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. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

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

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

Dr. Alan Mushnick's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Mushnick include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. Dr. Mushnick accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mushnick's residency was performed at Cooper University Hospital. His professional affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital and Kennedy Health System.

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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, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, 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, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Michael Goldstein specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Deptford, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Sewell, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Goldstein is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Goldstein honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center.

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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, 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), rectal stricture, acid reflux (GERD), gastrointestinal tumor

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

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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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