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Dr. Ann Leilani Fahey, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6200 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Ann Fahey is a plastic surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fahey include tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), dermabrasion, and spider veins. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fahey obtained her medical school training at Weill Cornell Medical College and performed her residency at North Shore University Hospital and Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Fahey has received the following distinctions: South Jersey Magazine; "Top Children's Physician" 2012 "Reader's Choice"; and "Top Physicians for Women". In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Sclerotherapy, Chin Implants, Nose Reconstruction, Eyelid Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Peter Gadomski, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Otolaryngology
130 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Gadomski is a facial plastic surgery, general surgery, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Cherry Hill, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ, and Mount Laurel, NJ. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College for residency. His clinical interests include throat cancer, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. Patient ratings for Dr. Gadomski average 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gadomski honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Gadomski is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Gadomski's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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

Dr. Phillip Todd Rowan, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1910 E Route 70; Suite 3
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. P. Rowan's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat); he sees patients in Woodbury, NJ, Medford, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include esophageal varices, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. Patient ratings for Dr. Rowan average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Rowan is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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Dr. Harry Cantrell, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
130 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Harry Cantrell is a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cantrell include ear pain, sleep apnea, and tinnitus. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Cantrell takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Cantrell attended Penn State College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

All Interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Lee Busch, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1797 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Busch works as a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist in Cherry Hill, NJ and Hammonton, NJ. His clinical interests include throat cancer, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. Patient ratings for Dr. Busch average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Busch is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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

Dr. Anthony Cultrara, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
130 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Cultrara is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Cultrara attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Cultrara welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

All Interests: Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Ear Cancer, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert B Belafsky, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Other, Otolaryngology
1910 East Route 70; Suite 3
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Belafsky's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat); he sees patients in Willingboro, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Cherry Hill, NJ. Dr. Belafsky's areas of expertise include throat cancer, esophageal varices, and otosclerosis. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Belafsky's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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Dr. Howard J Bresalier, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1910 East Route 70; Suite 3
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Howard Bresalier's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat); he sees patients in Woodbury, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Sewall, NJ. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bresalier include thyroid problems, otosclerosis, and ear pain. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bresalier accepts. He is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Botsford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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Dr. Ashmit Gupta, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
130 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Ashmit Gupta's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Gupta include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gupta takes. He obtained his medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Gupta is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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Dr. Edward David Scheiner, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
130 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Edward Scheiner, who practices in Voorhees, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ, and Stratford, NJ, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. Scheiner average 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Scheiner include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He accepts Coventry, Aetna, CIGNA Plans, and more. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Scheiner attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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

Dr. Samir V Shah, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
130 North Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Samir Shah, who practices in Cherry Hill, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ, and Mount Laurel, NJ, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Shah's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include otosclerosis, ear pain, and tinnitus. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shah's office for an appointment. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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Dr. Rasesh Pravin Shah, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1910 East Route 70; Suite 3
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Rasesh Shah specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include throat cancer, esophageal varices, and otosclerosis. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His training includes a residency program at The University Hospital, Newark.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2301 Evesham Road, Suite 503; Suite 503
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Angela Veloudios specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Medford, NJ, Cinnaminson, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: macular degeneration, comprehensive ophthalmology, and dry eyes. Dr. Veloudios accepts Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Veloudios obtained her medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed her residency at Temple University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial and Cooper University Health Care.

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All Interests: Prosthetics, Cryopexy, Deviated Septum, Glaucoma Surgery, Conjunctivitis, Chin Implants, Eye ... (Read more)

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What is Deviated Septum Surgery?

The septum is the piece of cartilage that separates the nostrils and provides structure for the nose. In some people, the septum becomes crooked or enlarged on one side. When this happens, air does not flow equally between the nostrils, which can lead to breathing problems and other issues. Deviated septum surgery is a procedure to reposition the septum and correct any airflow issues.

The septum is surprisingly fragile, and having a crooked or deviated septum is very common. It most often occurs at birth or after an injury, which can push the septum out of place or simply injure one side of it. As the septum heals, it tends to bulge on the side where it was injured. A deviation tends to get worse over time, so even mild childhood injuries that originally presented no problems can result in airflow issues years or decades later.

Symptoms of a deviated septum can include:

  • Nasal congestion and post-nasal drip
  • Pain
  • Recurrent nosebleeds
  • Chronic sinus infections
  • An uncomfortable blocked feeling in the nose
  • Snoring or sleep apnea

There are different types of surgery used to correct a deviated septum. Septoplasty straightens and centers the septum, removing tissue only if it is necessary to make space for the repositioned septum. Submucosal resection or SMR removes part of the septum to open up the airways. It is called submucosal because the mucous lining of the nose is carefully left in place, which helps keep the nose moist and protected. Deviated septum surgery is sometimes done along with other nasal surgeries, such as a turbinate reduction to remove inflamed turbinate tissue, or a rhinoplasty to correct structural problems in the nose.

Depending on what type of surgery was performed, you can expect the procedure to take one to two hours. It is almost always performed through the nostrils, so there will be no scars. After surgery, you may experience congestion as the septum heals, but it is important not to blow your nose. You may have drainage or bandages, and sometimes you need to keep your head elevated for a few days. Recovery is fairly quick, and you should be breathing easier within one to two weeks.