We found 24 providers with an interest in autoimmune disorders and who accept United Healthcare Platinum near Marlton, NJ.

Dr. Sharon Lee Kolasinski, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1103 N Kings Highway; Suite 203
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Sharon Kolasinski is a physician who specializes in adult rheumatology. She attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Temple University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kolasinski include psoriatic arthritis, polymyositis, and osteoarthritis. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Kolasinski is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue, 2015 - 2016 and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Her professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Polymyositis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Gout, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hala M Eid, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
900 Centennial Boulevard; Building 2, Suite 203
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Hala Eid practices adult rheumatology. Dr. Eid has indicated that her clinical interests include psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, and lupus. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Eid graduated from Saint Joseph University of Beirut and then she performed her residency at Cooper University Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Inspira Medical Center Woodbury and Cooper University Health Care. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lupus, rheumatoid arthritis

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus

Dr. Humaira Hussain Hussain, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
601 Route 73 North; 4 Greentree Center, Suite 104
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Humaira Khan is a rheumatologist. In Dr. Khan's practice, she is particularly interested in osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. She is affiliated with Drexel Medicine and Hahnemann University Hospital. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khan accepts. After attending Government Medical College, Srinagar for medical school, Dr. Khan completed her residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis, Osteoarthritis

Dr. Robert Hal Debbs, DO
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
2301 E Evesham Road; Voorhees Professional Pavilion
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Debbs is a maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Debbs include high risk pregnancy, thyroid problems, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Inspira Medical Center Woodbury. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Debbs completed his residency training at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Debbs takes. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012, 2013-2014; and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue in 2002, and from 2013 - 2016. Dr. Debbs is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, lupus

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriage, Labor ... (Read more)

Dr. Harish Mohan Sehdev, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2301 Evesham Road; Building 800, Suite 221
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Harish Sehdev is a physician who specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Areas of expertise for Dr. Sehdev include high risk pregnancy, thyroid problems, and diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Sehdev is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. Dr. Sehdev has received distinctions including Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014 and Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, lupus

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Miscarriage, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. William James Hozack, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
999 Route 73
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. William Hozack's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hozack's clinical interests include knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Hozack accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He is a graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hozack include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Myriam A J Mondestin-Sorrentino, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Gynecology
2301 E Evesham Road; Building 800
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Myriam Mondestin-Sorrentino specializes in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology) and gynecology. Before completing Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's clinical interests: high risk pregnancy, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and heart problems. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino (or staff) speaks Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French. Dr. Mondestin-Sorrentino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , antiphospholipid antibody syndrome

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Prenatal Ultrasound, Pre-Eclampsia, Multiple ... (Read more)

Dr. Leo Charles Katz, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
443 Laurel Oak Road; 1st Floor
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Leo Katz specializes in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, esophageal manometry, and sigmoidoscopy. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Katz obtained his medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , celiac disease

All Interests: Achalasia, Celiac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Theodore David Conliffe Jr., MD
Specializes in Physiatry
999 Route 73 North; Third Floor
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Theodore Conliffe's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). His areas of expertise include lower back strain, torticollis, and soft tissue injury. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Conliffe is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed his residency at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Conliffe is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis

All Interests: Tendonitis, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Congenital Hand Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Mark Kastenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
443 Laurel Oak Road; 1st Floor
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. David Kastenberg is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Kastenberg include esophageal manometry, sigmoidoscopy, and achalasia. Dr. Kastenberg is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Kastenberg's residency was performed at Temple University Hospital. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kastenberg has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Relevant Interests: , celiac disease

All Interests: Achalasia, Celiac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tulin Budak-Alpdogan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Md Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper; Two Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Tulin Budak-Alpdogan is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Camden, NJ and Willingboro, NJ. In her practice, Dr. Budak-Alpdogan focuses on chemotherapy. She is affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Budak-Alpdogan is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Hacettepe University. Dr. Budak-Alpdogan speaks Turkish.

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Relevant Interests: , antiphospholipid antibody syndrome

All Interests: Leukemia, Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, Chemotherapy, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Multiple ... (Read more)

Dr. Celeste Patricia Durnwald, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
2301 Evesham Road, Building 800; Suite 221
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Celeste Durnwald is a specialist in maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Her areas of expertise include thyroid problems, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and heart problems. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before completing her residency at Summa Health System, Dr. Durnwald attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, lupus

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Diabetes Management, Diabetic Nephropathy, Sickle Cell ... (Read more)

Dr. Cuckoo Choudhary, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
443 Laurel Oak Road; 1st Floor
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Cuckoo Choudhary is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Her areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, achalasia, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). Dr. Choudhary is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Gauhati Medical College and Hospital and then she performed her residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Choudhary's professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , celiac disease

All Interests: Achalasia, Celiac Disease, Diverticular Disease, Heartburn, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Grossman is a pediatric gastroenterologist. Dr. Grossman's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grossman include achalasia, celiac disease, and malnutrition. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Grossman has received distinctions including Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Residency Faculty Honor Roll; South Jersey Magazine "Top Children's Physicians"; and Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Fellow Teaching Award. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , celiac disease

All Interests: Achalasia, Celiac Disease, Nutrition Issues, Malnutrition, Ulcerative Colitis, Encopresis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
103 Old Marlton Pike
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Craig Barash is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Barash takes Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Barash graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York.

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Relevant Interests: , celiac disease

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
103 Old Marlton Pike; Suite 102
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. John Kravitz's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Kravitz is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Kravitz highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , celiac disease

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

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What is an Autoimmune Disorder?

An autoimmune disorder happens when the immune system mistakenly attacks the tissues of its own body, causing symptoms of illness. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disorders. While some are very rare, others are fairly common. Combined, autoimmune disorders are one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, affecting approximately 24 million people.

A properly working immune system identifies foreign substances in the body that might cause illness, such as bacteria and viruses. The immune system then creates antibodies which attack the foreign substances, neutralizing them and keeping the body safe. In people with autoimmune disorders, something goes wrong with this process. For reasons we don’t understand very well, the immune system creates antibodies to attack the patient’s own tissues.

Symptoms of an autoimmune disorder depend on which tissue is being attacked by the immune system, but common symptoms of autoimmune disease include fever, fatigue, and a general feeling of just not being well. Autoimmune disorders are more common in women than in men, and they may run in families. Autoimmune disorders can affect various parts of the body such as blood vessels, connective tissue, endocrine glands, joints, muscles, red blood cells, skin, and many others.

It is common to have more than one autoimmune disorder at a time. Most are chronic, or life-long illnesses, although they may come and go in flares. Treatment for autoimmune disorders depends on which part of the body is being attacked. For example:
  • A type 1 diabetic whose pancreas has been damaged will need insulin.
  • A person with Hashimoto’s whose thyroid has been damaged will need replacement thyroid hormones.
  • Someone with Sjogren’s syndrome will need eye drops and mouth rinses to replace tears and saliva.
Many autoimmune disorders of all kinds are treated with immune-suppressing medications, such as corticosteroids (e.g. prednisone) to reduce the effect of the immune system.