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We found 11 providers with an interest in gastrointestinal problems near Long Branch, NJ.

Dr. Jonathan Evan Teitelbaum, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
279 Third Avenue; Suite 101
Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Jonathan Teitelbaum is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Long Branch, NJ and Toms River, NJ. Dr. Teitelbaum's hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Barnabas Health Medical Group. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Teitelbaum is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

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Relevant Interests: , celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, acid reflux (GERD), constipation

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Acid Reflux, Constipation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Abdominal Pain

Dr. Tina Susanne Rakitt, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
279 Third Avenue; Suite 101
Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Tina Rakitt's area of specialization is pediatric gastroenterology. Dr. Rakitt is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a graduate of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's residency program. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rakitt honors. Her professional affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Barnabas Health Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , diarrhea, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), acid reflux (GERD), constipation

All Interests: Celiac Disease, Nutrition Issues, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Eosinophilic ... (Read more)

Dr. Gurdeep Singh Matharoo, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
255 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Gurdeep Matharoo is a medical specialist in general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). Dr. Matharoo (or staff) speaks Hindi. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Matharoo is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus and Barnabas Health Medical Group. Dr. Matharoo attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Monmouth Medical Center. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Matharoo honors.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Weight Loss Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick Cheuk-Hang Lee, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 State Highway 36
West Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Patrick Lee works as an adult hematologist and oncologist. Dr. Lee obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Rising Stars. He speaks Cantonese. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Barnabas Health Medical Group, and Community Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , colorectal problems

All Interests: Liver Disease, Lung Problems, Pancreas Problems, Colorectal Problems, Lymphoma

Dr. Frank Joseph Borao, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Bariatrics
255 Third Avenue
Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Frank Borao is a general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and bariatrics (obesity treatment) specialist. In Dr. Borao's practice, he is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Monmouth Medical Center. Patients gave Dr. Borao an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare and Railroad Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , stomach problems

All Interests: Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stomach Problems, Hernia

Dr. Steven J Binenbaum, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
255 Third Avenue
Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Binenbaum's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment). In his practice, he is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. Dr. Binenbaum is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Binenbaum completed his residency training at Monmouth Medical Center. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , stomach problems

All Interests: Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stomach Problems, Hernia

Dr. Seth Daniel Cohen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 Route 36; Suite 1b
West Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Seth Cohen is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. His professional affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Barnabas Health Medical Group, and Community Medical Center. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cohen honors. Before performing his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Dr. Cohen attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , colorectal cancer

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Disease, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, ... (Read more)

David R Kutschman, BS
Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
494 Sycamore Avenue
Shrewsbury, NJ
 

Dr. David Kutschman practices acupuncture and chiropractic. Clinical interests for Dr. Kutschman include applied kinesiology, hepatitis, and infertility. Dr. Kutschman takes Medicaid, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Applied Kinesiology, Hepatitis, Infertility, Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. Rosemary P Fiore, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
100 Route 36; Suite 1b
West Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Rosemary Fiore is an adult hematologist and oncologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fiore include lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and breast cancer. She takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. She graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For her residency, Dr. Fiore trained at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Barnabas Health Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal cancer

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer, Melanoma

Shoshanna Katzman, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture
830 Broad Street; Suite 1
Shrewsbury, NJ
 

Ms. Shoshanna Katzman's specialty is acupuncture. Her clinical interests include facial problems, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and menstrual disorders.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Facial Problems, Gastrointestinal Problems, Menstrual Disorders, Migraine, Infertility, Sports ... (Read more)

Joseph Richard Scapicio
Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
91 East Front Street
Redbank, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Scapicio is an acupuncturist and chiropractor. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Scapicio include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care.

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Relevant Interests: , gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders)

All Interests: Infertility, Sports Health, Headache, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Rheumatic Diseases, ... (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.