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We found 8 providers with an interest in temporomandibular joint disorder and who accept Coventry HSA near Marlton, NJ.

Dr. Peter Charles Vitanzo Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
999 Route 73
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Vitanzo's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vitanzo include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. The average patient rating for Dr. Vitanzo is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vitanzo has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Brian M Smith, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6200 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Brian Smith practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Smith's areas of expertise consist of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), reconstructive surgery, and trauma. He is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care, Crozer-Keystone Health System, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith honors. Dr. Smith attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Jersey Magazine; "Top Dentist"; and Philadelphia Magazine.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Carl Angelo Bifano
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6200 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Carl Bifano specializes in oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For his professional training, Dr. Bifano completed residency programs at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Philadelphia General Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. Dr. Bifano is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care and Temple University Hospital (TUH).

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

All Interests: Facial Problems, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Facial Reconstruction

Dr. Mark Spencer Rekant, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1888 E Marlton Pike; Suites E & F
Cherry Hill, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Rekant is a physician who specializes in hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rekant include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and elbow pain. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Rekant accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA. Dr. Rekant studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His medical residency was performed at NYU Langone Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Rekant's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Steven Mark Raikin, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
999 Route 73 North
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Raikin is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Raikin is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include foot problems, dislocation, and pain. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raikin accepts. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Dr. Raikin attended medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Dr. Raikin has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Pedro Kirkor Beredjiklian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
999 Route 73 North; Third Floor
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Pedro Beredjiklian practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Beredjiklian include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Riddle Hospital. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Beredjiklian performed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Beredjiklian has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Beredjiklian include: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2012,2011,2010; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Second place, New York Hand Society Resident and Fellows Research Award Competition, New York, NY. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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Dr. Alexander Richard Vaccaro, PhD, MD, DO
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
888 Route 73 North; Third Floor
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Alexander Vaccaro specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vaccaro include hip replacement, laminectomy, and spinal cord injuries. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Jefferson University Hospitals for residency. Dr. Vaccaro has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Dr. Matthew Lee Ramsey, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
999 Route 73 North
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Matthew Ramsey is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Ramsey highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include shoulder dislocation, elbow pain, and shoulder tendonitis. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Ramsey attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Ramsey's professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)

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What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)?

TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, the little round joint that lies in front of your ear between the temporal bone (your cheek bone) and the mandible (your lower jaw.) Often people use the acronym “TMJ” to refer to temporomandibular joint dysfunction or disorder - that is, pain and stiffness in this joint and the muscles around it.

TMJ can cause a wide variety of symptoms related to the movement of the jaw. They can include earaches, headaches, an inability to open the mouth very far, painful clicking or popping noises when chewing or talking, and stiffness or pain in the jaw, face, or neck. Sometimes TMJ symptoms seem to go in cycles, getting better or going away for a while only to come back again. Symptoms can be mild and not very bothersome, or so persistent and painful as to be almost debilitating.

There can be many potential causes of TMJ. An injury or trauma to the jaw, arthritis, or grinding the teeth can all contribute to TMJ. The temporomandibular joint contains a small disc of cartilage that allows it to move smoothly, and this disc can become dislocated or torn. Sometimes the cause is unknown. There are no standard tests for TMJ, and it can be difficult to diagnose and treat.

Mild cases of TMJ may benefit from self-care such as eating soft foods, practicing stress management techniques, and applying ice packs to the jaw. NSAIDS, such as ibuprofen, can be purchased without a prescription and work to reduce pain and inflammation. Some dentists and occupational therapists can suggest stretching techniques for the jaw which may help relieve stiffness. More serious cases may require a form of splinting called a stabilization splint or bite plate, which helps reduce pressure on the joint. Extreme cases may benefit from arthroscopic surgery on the joint.