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We found 9 gastroenterologists who accept Mercy Health Plan near Marlton, NJ.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive; Suite E
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Tulman is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Marlton, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ, and Stratford, NJ. He has indicated that his clinical interests include sigmoidoscopy. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Tulman is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Albany Medical Center. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Sigmoidoscopy

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive; Suite E
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Davidoff is a gastroenterologist. He has a special interest in sigmoidoscopy and stomach problems. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans. Before performing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Davidoff attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Sigmoidoscopy, Stomach Problems

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Savon is a gastroenterologist. Dr. Savon has a special interest in liver disease. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Savon takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Clinical interests: Liver Disease

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Suite 401
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Melville Ackerman's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ackerman include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Cooper University Hospital. Dr. Ackerman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive; Suite E
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Jack Devita sees patients in Marlton, NJ, Hainesport, NJ, and Haddonfield, NJ. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Devita include general care. He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Devita's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Devita takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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Clinical interests: General Care

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive; Suite E
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Jane Friehling's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Friehling include sigmoidoscopy and stomach problems. Dr. Friehling's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University for residency.

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Clinical interests: Sigmoidoscopy, Stomach Problems

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive; Suite W
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Neil Cohen is an adult gastroenterologist. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Cohen trained at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Cohen takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2301 E Evesham Road; Suite 401
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Auguste Turnier, who practices in Voorhees, NJ and Camden, NJ, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Turnier include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Turnier attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Cooper University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
406 Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Mario Magasic is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Marlton, NJ. Patients rated Dr. Magasic highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine.

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What is Gastroenterology?

A gastroenterologist is a doctor that specializes in the normal function and diseases of the digestive tract, which includes the stomach, intestines, spleen, pancreas, and liver. As a specialty, gastroenterology is the study of how food moves through the body, how nutrients are absorbed by the body, and how waste is removed by the body. A few of the conditions that a gastroenterologist might treat are:
  • ulcerative colitis (a condition where inflammation and sores affect the lower intestine)
  • gallbladder disease (where bile stored in the gallbladder thickens and causes inflammation or gallstones)
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD (stomach acid flows back into the throat and causes a burning sensation and tissue damage)

One unique trait that really sets gastroenterologists apart is their training and skill with endoscopy, a procedure where tiny flexible tubes are inserted into the body. These tubes are equipped with lights and cameras to provide the practitioner with a close, inside look at what is going on inside the patient’s body. Tools can even be inserted through the tubes to perform certain procedures, such as removing polyps or cancers, stretching open passageways that have narrowed, or applying lasers to stop bleeding.

Gastroenterologists do not perform surgery, but they do perform endoscopic procedures, as well as biopsies to determine if cancer is affecting the digestive tract. Although other physicians can use endoscopes, gastroenterologists devote a significant portion of their medical training and practice to endoscopy. They learn how and when to use endoscopy, the safest and most efficient methods to use, and how to interpret what they see through the endoscope.