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We found 18 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept TRICARE Prime near Lumberton, NJ.

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
769 Route 70 East
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Brenda Kurnik's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kurnik include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. She is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. She attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kurnik has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Lupus, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1261 Route 38; Suite A
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Conrad is an adult nephrologist in Hainesport, NJ, Mount Laurel, NJ, and Burlington, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Conrad include cushing's syndrome, renal artery stenosis, and polycystic kidney disease. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. Before performing his residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Conrad attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Conrad include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Teacher Of The Year Award. 1989-90. Baystate Med C; and Tr. Springfield Ma..

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Graves Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1261 Route 38; Suite A
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Margaret Franger's specialty is adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Franger include cushing's syndrome, renal artery stenosis, and polycystic kidney disease. She honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. Dr. Franger is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Cooper University Hospital's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1261 Route 38; Suite A
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Dorothy Min sees patients in Burlington, NJ and Hainesport, NJ. Her medical specialty is adult nephrology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Min include cushing's syndrome, renal artery stenosis, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Min accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Min completed a residency program at Temple University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1261 Route 38; Suite A
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Prasad Acharya's specialty is adult nephrology. These areas are among his clinical interests: cushing's syndrome, renal artery stenosis, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Acharya accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1261 Route 38; Suite A
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. David Share works as a nephrologist in Hainesport, NJ and Burlington, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: cushing's syndrome, renal artery stenosis, and polycystic kidney disease. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Share attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1261 Route 38; Suite A
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Matthew Solitro's specialty is adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Solitro include cushing's syndrome, renal artery stenosis, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Solitro is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a graduate of Rhode Island Hospital's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Graves Disease, Scleroderma, Kidney Stones, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
120 Madison Avenue
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Denniston sees patients in Mount Holly, NJ. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Denniston include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Denniston attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Grady Memorial Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Diego R Ortega, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
175 Madison Avenue
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Diego Ortega sees patients in Voorhees, NJ and Mount Holly, NJ. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, tinnitus, and headache. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Ortega attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, Conjunctivitis, Erectile Dysfunction, Edema, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
310 Creek Crossing Boulevard
Hainesport, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Meltzer practices family medicine in Cherry Hill, NJ and Hainesport, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Meltzer include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. On average, patients gave Dr. Meltzer a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Dr. Meltzer is affiliated with Virtua Memorial.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Dr. Stuart Lee Shalit, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
120 Madison Avenue; Ste B; Mount
Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Stuart Shalit is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Shalit include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and female incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Shalit attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Patient ratings for Dr. Shalit average 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Jay Levine, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
120 Madison Avenue
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Bruce Levine is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Dr. Levine has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and female incontinence. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Levine attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Lankenau Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Helen Gorlitsky, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
120 Madison Avenue; Suite B
Mount Holly, NJ
 

Dr. Helen Gorlitsky practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Mount Holly, NJ, Mansfield, NJ, and Moorestown, NJ. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gorlitsky's clinical interests include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and female incontinence. She is affiliated with Virtua Memorial. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Gorlitsky's residency was performed at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard G Tucker, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
115 Union Mill Rd; Mount
Laurel, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Tucker's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tucker include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and female incontinence. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ). Dr. Tucker attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Tucker honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1636 Route 38; Lumberton Plaza
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Amy Zehnder is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Lindenwold, NJ, Lumberton, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Dr. Zehnder's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zehnder takes. Before completing her residency at St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network, Pennsylvania, Dr. Zehnder attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina L Chao, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1617 Route 38
Lumberton, NJ
 

Dr. Christina Chao works as a general OB/GYN in Medford, NJ, Lumberton, NJ, and Columbus, NJ. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chao's clinical interests include menopause, vaginal vault suspension, and female incontinence. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hypertension (high blood pressure)

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.