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

Dr. Ann Fahey is a plastic surgeon in Camden, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fahey include tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), dermabrasion, and spider veins. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. Dr. Fahey graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then she performed her residency at North Shore University Hospital and Cooper University Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include South Jersey Magazine; "Top Children's Physician" 2012 "Reader's Choice"; and "Top Physicians for Women". She speaks Spanish. Dr. Fahey is affiliated with Virtua Memorial and Cooper University Hospital.

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

Dr. Stephen Gadomski's medical specialty is facial plastic surgery, general surgery, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Gadomski include throat cancer, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. Dr. Gadomski's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Gadomski attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Gadomski's practice is open to new patients.

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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 is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. These areas are among Dr. Rowan's clinical interests: esophageal varices, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Rowan's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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

Dr. Anthony Cultrara's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Cultrara's clinical interests include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Cultrara's practice is open to 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. His clinical interests include otosclerosis, ear pain, and tinnitus. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Belafsky is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Belafsky attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Belafsky's office for an appointment.

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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 medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). The average patient rating for Dr. Cantrell is 2.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: ear pain, sleep apnea, and tinnitus. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Cantrell attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Cantrell's medical residency was performed at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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

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

Dr. Howard Bresalier is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. His clinical interests include thyroid problems, otosclerosis, and ear pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bresalier is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Botsford Hospital. Dr. Bresalier is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Ashmit Gupta, who practices in Haddonfield, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gupta include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. Dr. Gupta is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Gupta accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center, Dr. Gupta attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school.

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

Dr. Edward Scheiner is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training 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. Clinical interests for Dr. Scheiner include throat cancer, sinus cancer, and ear pain. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Scheiner's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among his clinical interests: otosclerosis, ear pain, and tinnitus. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Shah completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Shah average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , septoplasty

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

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

Dr. Scott Busch is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among his clinical interests: throat cancer, otosclerosis, and sinus cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Dr. Busch studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Busch's training includes residency programs at Jefferson University Hospitals and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 works as a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and subsequently trained at The University Hospital, Newark for residency. Dr. Shah's clinical interests include throat cancer, esophageal varices, and otosclerosis. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. Dr. Shah is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Angela Veloudios is an ophthalmologist in Medford, NJ, Cinnaminson, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Patient reviews placed Dr. Veloudios at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: macular degeneration, comprehensive ophthalmology, and dry eyes. She takes several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Veloudios's professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Cooper University Health Care.

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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.